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Emergence of quasi rules in U.S. conflicts law
Patrick J. Borchers, The Emergence of Quasi Rules in U.S. Conflicts Law, in 12 Yearbook of Private International Law 93 (Andrea Bonomi & Gian Paolo eds., 2010).
Conflict-of-laws considerations in state court human rights actions
Patrick J. Borchers, Conflict-of-Laws Considerations in State Court Human Rights Actions, 3 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 45 (2013).
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 ...
Personal jurisdiction over foreign companies
Patrick J. Borchers, Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Companies, 3 Int'l J. Proc. L. 5 (2013).
Conflict of laws: Cases and materials
Peter Hay, Russell J. Weintraub & Patrick J. Borchers, Conflict of Laws: Cases and Materials (14th ed. 2013 & Supp. 2016).
Conflicts in a nutshell
Patrick J. Borchers, Conflicts in a Nutshell (4th ed. 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 ...
Choice-of-law revolution: An empirical study
Patrick J. Borchers, The Choice-of-Law Revolution: An Empirical Study, in 1 Economics of Conflict of Laws 84 (Erin A. O'Hara ed., 2007).
Categorical exceptions to party autonomy in private international law
Patrick J. Borchers, Categorical Exceptions to Party Autonomy in Private International Law, 82 Tul. L. Rev. 1645 (2008).
While history records resistance, choice-of-law and choice-of-forum clauses enjoy widespread enforcement in the United States and Europe today as a recognition of the value of party autonomy in transactions increases. Yet ...
Nebraska choice of law: A synthesis
Patrick J. Borchers, Nebraska Choice of Law: A Synthesis, 39 Creighton L. Rev. 1 (2005).
Although U.S. choice-of-law (or conflict-of-laws) principles have been notoriously unstable and have led to unpredictable results, matters may be settling down to the point where conflicts rules or near-rules are emerging. ...
Conflict of laws
Paul E. McGreal, Conflict of Laws, 47 SMU L. Rev. 865 (1994).
McIntyre Machinery, Goodyear, and the incoherence of the minimum contacts test
Patrick J. Borchers, J. McIntyre Machinery, Goodyear, and the Incoherence of the Minimum Contacts Test, 44 Creighton L. Rev. 1245 (2011).
On June 27, 2011, when J. McIntyre Machinery Ltd. v. Nicastro and Goodyear Dunlop Tire Operations, S.A. v. Brown were handed down, it marked the first time in almost a quarter century that the United States Supreme Court ...