Thursday, December 8, 2011

Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act

If you are interested in federal courts, a recently passed bill is a really big deal. The

Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act

is going to change a lot of things in federal court jurisdiction and venue. I have a basic understanding of what is going to change, but if you're interested, you are probably better off reading an analysis at The text of the law is available at

Basically, it fixes a few issues with the current law, codifies some judicially created law, and completely rewrites venue, among other things.

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