Rights Come with Responsibilities: Personal Jurisdiction in the Age of Corporate Personhood
This article explores the connection between evolving legal understandings of corporate personhood and personal jurisdiction. It situates the doctrine of personal jurisdiction over corporations within a disciplined and compelling theory of political obligations and argues that courts must take into account the political rights and activities of corporations when determining questions of personal jurisdiction. The article explains the unique challenges that questions of personal jurisdiction over corporations raise and ways to address them.
Preferred citation: Roger Michalski, Rights come with Responsibilities: Personal Jurisdiction and Corporate Personhood, 50