Stare Decisis” and the “Judicial System – discussion9
Define and explain what personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction mean and how these terms are relevant to one who does business in different states. What about a business that engages in international dealings, which court could the business be sued in and why? Provide support for your answers.
Each year, the U.S. Supreme Court issues around 100 legal decisions. The decisions are final interpretations of the law because of the Doctrine of Stare Decisis. Explain Stare Decisis and select two U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued in the past 2 years relating to the regulation of business or likely to influence business today and provide your thoughts on whether you agreed or disagreed with the Court’s opinion. Support your position and include your sources for information and cases.
Personal jurisdiction in the criminal justice system refers to the power bestowed upon the court to make various decisions in regards to the matters that have been brought by the prosecution against a defendant.