long arm statute
n.
A state statute that gives the state personal jurisdiction over nonresident defendants in matters that affect local residents and property.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


long arm statute
n. A law providing for civil jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant based on his or her contacts with the jurisdiction.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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