Conflict of Laws: Cases & Materials, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

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Long recognized as a dependable source for a solid analytical framework, Conflict of Laws: Cases and Materials helps students understand this complicated area of the law.

The casebook retains its effective features:

  • a balance of historical and recent cases, with problems that test the application of case analysis
  • equal coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of Conflicts
  • focus on choice of law
  • broad coverage of Conflicts in the international arena

The Fifth Edition introduces several exciting changes:

  • the added insight of new co-author Jack L. Goldsmith, a highly-regarded scholar
  • a chapter on Conflicts problems involving the Internet, offering a comprehensive treatment of the issue
  • thorough analysis of Conflicts problems in same-sex marriages
  • more materials on the Restatement (Second) of Conflicts and the problem of contractual choice of law
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735524194
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 900
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Ch. 1 Traditional Approaches 1
Ch. 2 The New Learning 181
Ch. 3 Constitutional Limitations 341
Ch. 4 The Jurisdiction of Courts over Persons and Property 445
Ch. 5 Conflict of Laws in the Federal System 565
Ch. 6 Recognition of Judgments 639
Ch. 7 Conflicts in the International Setting 723
Ch. 8 Conflicts and the Internet 813
Table of Cases 875
Table of Secondary Authorities 883
Table of Restatement Sections 895
Index 899
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