Monday, June 11, 2007

Certified question. The Second Circuit has certified a question to the New York State Court of Appeals relating to long-arm jurisdiction under New York law. The certified question was:

Does CPLR 302(a)(1) confer jurisdiction over the defendant, a Saudi businessman who was named as a supporter of terrorism in a New York author's book.

The decision in Ehrenfeld v. Mahfouz can be found here.

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