Cases, Comments, Questions on Conflicts / Edition 5

Cases, Comments, Questions on Conflicts / Edition 5

by David P. Currie, Larry Kramer, Herma H. Kay
     
 

Part One of this casebook consists of the first three chapters, which present choice of law as both a policy and a constitutional problem. Chapter Two explores modern departures from the traditional approach. Substantively, the chapters focuses on party autonomy, the Second Restatement, interest analysis, and the "better law" approach. Chapter Three turns to the… See more details below

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Part One of this casebook consists of the first three chapters, which present choice of law as both a policy and a constitutional problem. Chapter Two explores modern departures from the traditional approach. Substantively, the chapters focuses on party autonomy, the Second Restatement, interest analysis, and the "better law" approach. Chapter Three turns to the problems of constitutional limits of choice of law. Chapter four - eight examine other conflicts among lawmakers or law enforcers. Constitutional questions, for example, are the focus of Chapter Four, which deals with adjudicatory jurisdiction. Chapter five - six deals with recognition of judgement and selected problems in family law, respectively. Chapter seven turns to conflicts between state and federal law. Chapter eight exposes students to the core set needed to understand the place of conflict of laws analysis in international law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314020154
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
743
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of Cases
Table of Authorities
PART I CHOICE OF LAW: THE BASIC MODEL
Chapter 1 The Traditional Approach to Choice of Law
Chapter 2 Modern Approaches to Choice of Law
Chapter 3 The Constitution and Choice of Law
PART II OTHER APPLICATIONS
Chapter 4 Jurisdiction of Courts
Chapter 5 Recognition of Judgments
Chapter 6 Special Problems of Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, and Recognition of Judgments in
Divorce, Interstate Child Custody, and Decedents' Estates
Chapter 7 Conflicts Between Federal and State Law
Chapter 8 International Conflicts
APPENDICES INDEX

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