Jurisdictional Discovery – discovery that is limited to finding facts relevant to whether the court has jurisdiction, sometimes allowed by a court prior to ruling on a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction

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jurisdictional discovery:
(1961)

1. Discovery that is limited to finding facts relevant to whether the court has jurisdiction.  *  A court may allow limited jurisdictional discovery before it rules on a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

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