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Do state courts have general personal jurisdiction over a foreign company if its products were placed into the “stream of commerce” and injured residents of the state?

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High Court hears railroad arbitration case

WASHINGTON-The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide whether a federal court can set aside, on due process grounds, a decision by the arbitration board for railroad and transportation workers. The case, Union Pacific Railroad Co. v. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, stems from grievances filed by the union for five discharged or disciplined train engineers.

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