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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 ...
Internet libel: The consequences of a non-rule approach to personal jurisdiction
Patrick J. Borchers, Internet Libel: The Consequences of a Non-Rule Approach to Personal Jurisdiction, 98 NW. U. L. Rev. 473 (2004).
If a person in one state posts on the Internet a libelous statement about a person living in another state the question often arises as to whether the person with the injured reputation can sue in his home state or must ...
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).
Under siege: International humanitarian law and Security Council practice concerning siege operations
Sean Watts, Under Siege: International Humanitarian Law and Security Council Practice Concerning Siege Operations, Research and Policy Paper, Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project (May 2014), blogs.law.harvard.edu/cheproject/files/2013/10/CHE-Project-IHL-and-SC-Practice-concerning-Urban-Siege-Operations.pdf.
This paper demonstrates that while siege operations, as traditionally practiced, are not technically prohibited, they are now significantly limited by IHL in both international armed conflict and non-international armed ...
Sean Watts, Constitutional Law (Int'l Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory Univ. Sch. of Law, International Humanitarian Law Teaching Supplement Vol. 3, 2014), http://law.emory.edu/_includes/documents/sections/clinics/constitutional-law-1.pdf.
Federal Witness Protection Program revisited and compared: Reshaping an old weapon to meet new challenges in the global crime fighting effort
Raneta Lawson Mack, The Federal Witness Protection Program Revisited and Compared: Reshaping an Old Weapon to Meet New Challenges in the Global Crime Fighting Effort, 21 U. Miami International & Comp. L. Rev. 191 (2014).
EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The EU Constitution and the Union's Democratic Deficit, in Expanded EU: From Autonomy to Alliance 121 (Kseniya M. Khovonova, Nejat Dogan, & Maxsym Kovalov eds., 2008).
This article weighs the European Union's proposed Constitution against historical complaints that the EU suffers from a democratic deficit. Various manifestations of the deficit are identified from official documents, ...
Civil procedure: Cases, text, notes, and problems
Larry L. Teply, Ralph U. Whitten & Denis F. McLaughlin, Civil Procedure: Cases, Text, Notes, and Problems (2d ed. 2008).
Larry L. Teply & Ralph U. Whitten, Civil Procedure (4th ed. 2009).