Long Arm Statute: Definition & Example


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What does the long arm statute refer to?

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1. What must the government prove in regards to the minimum contact rule?

2. What is a factor of 'fair play and substantial justice'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz/worksheet combo will assess your understanding of the long arm statute. The interactive quiz will ask you questions pertaining to the key tenets of this statute.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The definition of the long arm statute
  • What the government must prove in the minimum contact rule
  • One factor of 'fair play and substantial justice'
  • In which court Int'l Shoe argued against the State of Washington, and which two factors were used to decide the case

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business law lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about state jurisdiction in legal cases in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the minimum contact rule and the factors of 'fair play and substantial justice' in the context of the long arm statute

Additional Learning

If you need to know more, go through the lesson called Long Arm Statute: Definition & Example. You'll study topics that include:

  • How corporations can be sued
  • Facts about the minimum contact rule
  • Further details about Int'l Shoe v. The State of Washington