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Few little issues for the Hague judgments negotiations
In the 1990's, the Hague Conference on Private International Law began to consider drafting a worldwide convention on judgment recognition and jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters. This article identifies the issues ...
Choice-of-law revolution: An empirical study
Beginning in 1963, U.S. conflict-of-laws principles began to alter drastically. On its way out was the vested rights theory that produced fairly certain rules, such as the place-of-the-injury rule for tort cases, and on ...
Forum selection agreements in the federal courts after Carnival Cruise: A proposal for congressional reform
After decades of hostility to exclusive forum selection agreements (i.e., agreements that require parties to litigate only in a particular court), the Supreme Court embraced them in 1973 in The Bremen v. Zapata Offshore ...