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Louisiana's conflicts codification: Some empirical observations regarding decisional predictability
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 ...
Comparative conflict of laws: Conventions, regulations, and codes
(Foundation Press, 2009)
Categorical exceptions to party autonomy in private international law
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
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. ...
Exporting and importing domestic partnerships: Some conflicts-of-law questions and concerns
This article is about conflicts of laws questions relating to domestic partnerships. The article points out that since there will be states that recognize domestic partnerships because the American Law Institute has expressed ...
U.S. conflict-of-laws doctrine and forum shopping, domestic and international (revisited)
This article discusses Professor Friedrich Juenger's contributions to the subject of conflict of laws and international forum shopping. The article describes Professor Juenger's assessment of the effect of conflict-of-laws ...
Choice of law, jurisdiction, and judgment issues in interstate adoption cases
The purpose of this article is to describe the choice-of-law, jurisdiction, and judgment problems in interstate adoption cases. The article points out that among all issues relating to domestic relations, adoption is one ...
American conflicts law: Cases and materials