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Choice-of-law revolution: An empirical study
(Edward Elgar, 2007)
Categorical exceptions to party autonomy in private international law
While history records resistance, choice-of-law and choice-of-forum clauses enjoy widespread enforcement in the United States and Europe today as a recognition of the value of party autonomy in transactions increases. Yet ...
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 ...
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 ...
International conflict of laws for the third millennium: Essays in honor of Friedrich K. Junger
(Transnational Publishers, 2001)