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American conflicts law: Cases and materials
One step forward and two back: Missed opportunities in refining the United States minimum contacts test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation
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 ...
An essay on predictability in choice-of-law doctrine and implications for a Third Conflicts Restatement
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 ...
Conflict of laws
(West Academic Publishing, 2018)
Conflicts in a nutshell
Is the Supreme Court really going to regulate choice of law involving states?
In its 1973 decision in Hall v. Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an individual injured in his home state by the agents of another state may sue that other state and that the forum-state (the location of the litigation, ...