Supreme Court Review 2017/2018 TERM
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017
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Issue:  Forum Contacts

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County

16-466

QUESTION(S) PRESENTED

Whether a plaintiff's claims arise out of or relate to a defendant's forum activities when there is no causal link between the defendant's forum contacts and the plaintiff's claims – that is, where the plaintiff's claims would be exactly the same even if the defendant had no forum contacts.

DECISION

Awaiting Oral Arguments

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Supreme Court of California
Decided August 29, 2016
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