Most of what I write is conjecture and speculation. I enjoy it. I enjoy “sticking my neck out” to advance ideas that many might suppose were a little “daft”. Public speculation can be as dangerous as public nudity since your own words can later be used against you to show that you’re a damn fool. I like that danger. I like the risk. For me, speculation is exciting and irresistible.
What follows is some speculation on the fundamental differences between The State and “this state” and also on “extraterritorial jurisdiction”. It’s all in a PDF file at this link: 100519 Findlaw USSC search EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISD