Civil Procedure Keyed to Field
Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men’s Association
Plaintiff, a Missouri resident, brought suit against Defendant, an Iowa corporation, in state court in Missouri. Defendant removed the action to federal court in Missouri and entered a special appearance in order to contest the court’s jurisdiction. The court heard the matter and ruled in favor of Plaintiff, finding Defendant subject to the court’s jurisdiction. A trial on the merits followed, resulting in a judgment awarded to the Plaintiff. Plaintiff then filed an action in federal court in Iowa to enforce the judgment. Defendant again challenged the Missouri court’s jurisdiction and the Iowa court found for Defendant. Plaintiff appealed.
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