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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 ...
Conflict of laws
Losing the battle, winning the war: Juenger's critique of interest analysis
(U.C. Davis School of Law, 2004)
Patrick Borchers portion of the Juenger colloquium held on February 12, 2004, that was organized by the University of California at Davis School of Law. Participants of the colloquium discussed the influence of Friedrich ...
Comparative conflict of laws: Conventions, regulations, and codes
(Foundation Press, 2009)
Conflict of laws and Boumediene v. Bush
The Supreme Court's 2008 decision extending the constitutional right of habeas corpus to non-citizen detainees held at Guantanamo Bay is a remarkable decision on many levels. Although the Supreme Court had previously held ...
Coming collision: Romer and state defense of marriage acts
As same-sex marriage has passed from a hypothetical to a reality in a few U.S. states, the conflict-of-laws questions are entering a new and more subtle stage of debate. Because marriages are not judgments for purposes of ...