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An essay on predictability in choice-of-law doctrine and implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement
Both Restatements of the Conflict of Laws have been controversial. The First, completed in 1934, enshrined territorial rules, such as the law of the place of the injury (lex loci delicti) governing tort cases. The First ...
Conflicts in a nutshell
(West Academic Publishing, 2016)
Topics covered include issues involving domicile; jurisdiction; adjudication; statute of limitations; foreign law; contract and business cases; torts; "renvoi"; Erie Doctrine; judgments; and family (marriage, dissolution ...
Is the Supreme Court really going to regulate choice of law involving states?
In its 1973 decision in Hall v. Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an individual injured in his home state by the agents of another state may sue that other state and that the forum-state (the location of the litigation, ...