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§ 6-103.3. Personal jurisdiction in defamation proceedings

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 6. Personal Jurisdiction, Venue, Process and Practice (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Bases of Personal Jurisdiction (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2010
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-103.3
§ 6-103.3. Personal jurisdiction in defamation proceedings
Defamation defined
(a) In this section, “defamation” includes invasion of privacy by false facts.
Jurisdiction over persons who obtain judgment in defamation proceeding
(b) A court may exercise personal jurisdiction, to the fullest extent permitted by the United States Constitution, over any person who obtains a judgment in a defamation proceeding outside the United States against any person who is a resident of this State or has assets in this State for the purpose of providing declaratory relief with respect to that person's liability for the judgment or determining whether the judgment may not be recognized under § 10-704 of this article if the Maryland resident or person who has assets in this State may have to take actions in Maryland to comply with the foreign defamation judgment.

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Added by Acts 2010, c. 658, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 659, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-103.3, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 6-103.3
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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