[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] unanimously Tuesday in Walden v. Fiore [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] that when the conduct of the defendant, a Georgia police officer, occurred entirely in Georgia, the mere fact that his conduct affected plaintiffs with connections to Nevada does not authorize jurisdiction over him in Nevada. The decision overturns the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website], which concluded [opinion] that the Constitution permitted courts in Nevada to exercise jurisdiction...

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