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Determines the state and court system in that state where your case can be heard.  Venue determines the county and location within that county.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
jurisdiction (noun)
the power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law
a) the authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate
b) the power or right to exercise authority - control
the limits or territory within which authority may be exercised power
Jurisdiction (Wikipedia)

Jurisdiction (from Latin juris 'law' + dictio 'declaration') is the legal term for the legal authority granted to a legal entity to enact justice. In federations like the United States, areas of jurisdiction apply to local, state, and federal levels.

Jurisdiction draws its substance from international law, conflict of laws, constitutional law, and the powers of the executive and legislative branches of government to allocate resources to best serve the needs of society.

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