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Conflict-of-laws considerations in state court human rights actions
As U.S. Supreme Court decisions have curtailed the availability of civil redress for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Statute, victims of human rights abuses are beginning to consider U.S. state courts as a ...
American conflicts law
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 ...
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 ...
Nebraska choice of law: An updated synthesis
In 2005, I wrote an article in this Review endeavoring to condense Nebraska choice-of-law principles into black-letter, Restatement-like rules. My purpose in doing so was to help busy judges and lawyers who generally lack ...
Conflict of laws: Private international law cases and materials
(Foundation Press, 2017)
American conflicts law: Cases and materials
Conflict of laws
(West Academic Publishing, 2018)
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, ...