jurisdiction in personam
jurisdiction in personam see jurisdiction

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • jurisdiction in personam — Power which a court has over the defendant s person and which is required before a court can enter a personal or in personam judgment. Pennoyer v. Neff, 95 U.S. 714, 24 L.Ed. 565. It may be acquired by an act of the defendant within a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction in personam — Power which a court has over the defendant s person and which is required before a court can enter a personal or in personam judgment. Pennoyer v. Neff, 95 U.S. 714, 24 L.Ed. 565. It may be acquired by an act of the defendant within a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction in personam — Jurisdiction over the person of the defendant which can be acquired only by service of process upon the defendant in the state to which the court belongs or by his voluntary submission to jurisdiction. Pennoier v Neff, 95 US 714, 24 L Ed 565 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in personam jurisdiction — see jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. in personam jurisdiction …   Law dictionary

  • in personam — /in parsownam/ Against the person. Action seeking judgment against a person involving his personal rights and based on jurisdiction of his person, as distinguished from a judgment against property (i.e. in rem). Type of jurisdiction or power… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in personam — /in parsownam/ Against the person. Action seeking judgment against a person involving his personal rights and based on jurisdiction of his person, as distinguished from a judgment against property (i.e. in rem). Type of jurisdiction or power… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in personam jurisdiction — Power which a court has over the defendant himself in contrast to the court s power over the defendant s interest in property (quasi in rem) or power over the property itself (in rem). A court which lacks personal jurisdiction is without power to …   Black's law dictionary

  • in personam jurisdiction — Power which a court has over the defendant himself in contrast to the court s power over the defendant s interest in property (quasi in rem) or power over the property itself (in rem). A court which lacks personal jurisdiction is without power to …   Black's law dictionary

  • in personam jurisdiction — See jurisdiction in personam …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in personam — in per·so·nam /ˌin pər sō nəm/ adv or adj [Latin, against a person]: against a person for the purpose of imposing a liability or obligation to do or not do something an action in personam an in personam suit see also in personam jurisdiction at …   Law dictionary

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