Diversity Jurisdiction: Definition & Examples


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In personum jurisdiction is the authority of a court over a:

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1. The 10th Amendment says that the federal government has the powers given it by the Constitution, and the rest are reserved by the states. For jurisdiction, this means:

2. Federal code says that federal courts can hear a case if there is an amount in dispute of $_____ and both parties are citizens of different states. This is called _____ of citizenship.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of diversity jurisdiction with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. The quiz contains five questions concerning the authority of a court to hear a case.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will gauge what you know about:

  • What 'in personum' jurisdiction is
  • Authority of the federal government and states
  • When federal courts can hear a case, according to federal code
  • Jurisdiction over the subject of a case
  • Territorial jurisdiction

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about diversity jurisdiction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about 'in personum' jurisdiction and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding territorial jurisdiction

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Diversity Jurisdiction: Definition & Examples. Here are a few of the concepts covered in the lesson:

  • Overview of how diversity jurisdiction works
  • Example of federal jurisdiction
  • Laws concerning how a jurisdiction operates