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One step forward and two back: Missed opportunities in refining the United States minimum contacts test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation
Patrick J. Borchers, One Step Forward and Two Back: Missed Opportunities in Refining the United States Minimum Contacts Test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation, 31 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2014).
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases regarding the scope of the "minimum contacts" test for permissible exercises of personal jurisdiction. In one case, relying on ill-defined notions of sovereignty, a plurality ...
Louisiana's conflicts codification: Some empirical observations regarding decisional predictability
Patrick J. Borchers, Louisiana's Conflicts Codification: Some Empirical Observations Regarding Decisional Predictability, 60 La. L. Rev. 1061 (2000).
In 1992, Louisiana became the first (and still the only) state to codify its choice-of-law doctrine. The conflicts rules that it created in statutory form are far removed from the pre-conflicts-revolution rules such as the ...
Empiricism and theory in conflicts law
Patrick J. Borchers, Commentary, Empiricism and Theory in Conflicts Law, 75 Ind. L.J. 509 (2000).
An essay on predictability in choice-of-law doctrine and implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement
Patrick J. Borchers, An Essay on Predictability in Choice-of-Law Doctrine and Implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement, 49 Creighton L. Rev. 495 (2016).
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 ...
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).
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 ...
Jurisdiction and private international law
Jurisdiction and Private International Law (Patrick J. Borchers ed., 2014).
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).
Losing the battle, winning the war: Juenger's critique of interest analysis
Patrick J. Borchers, Video File: Losing the Battle, Winning the War: Juenger's Critique of Interest Analysis, in Juenger Colloquium (U.C. Davis School of Law 2004).
Patrick Borchers portion of the Juenger colloquium held on February 12, 2004, that was organized by the University of California at Davis School of Law. Participants of the colloquium discussed the influence of Friedrich ...