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Origins of diversity jurisdiction, the rise of legal positivism, and a brave new world for Erie and Klaxon
Patrick J. Borchers, The Origins of Diversity Jurisdiction, the Rise of Legal Positivism, and a Brave New World for Erie and Klaxon, 72 Tex. L. Rev. 79 (1993), reprinted in part in Civil Procedure Anthology 220 (David I. Levine, Donald L. Doernberg & Melissa L. Nelkin eds., 1998).
The conventional explanation for the inclusion the grant of diversity jurisdiction (i.e., federal court jurisdiction in cases between citizens of different states) in the Constitution and the first Judiciary Act is that ...
Few little issues for the Hague judgments negotiations
Patrick J. Borchers, A Few Little Issues for the Hague Judgments Negotiations, 24 Brook. J. Int’l L. 157 (1998).
In the 1990's, the Hague Conference on Private International Law began to consider drafting a worldwide convention on judgment recognition and jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters. This article identifies the issues ...
Back to the past: Anti-pragmatism in American conflicts law
Patrick J. Borchers, Back to the Past: Anti-Pragmatism in American Conflicts Law, 48 Mercer L. Rev. 721 (1997).
International criminal tribunals: A jurisprudential thought
Patrick J. Borchers, International Criminal Tribunals: A Jurisprudential Thought, 60 Alb. L. Rev. 653 (1997).
Choice of law relative to security interests and other liens in international bankruptcies
Patrick J. Borchers, Choice of Law Relative to Security Interests and Other Liens in International Bankruptcies, 46 Am. J. Comp. L. Supp. 165 (1998) (United States Report for the XV Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law).
Forum selection agreements in the federal courts after Carnival Cruise: A proposal for congressional reform
Patrick J. Borchers, Forum Selection Agreements in the Federal Courts After Carnival Cruise: A Proposal for Congressional Reform, 67 Wash. L. Rev. 55 (1992).
After decades of hostility to exclusive forum selection agreements (i.e., agreements that require parties to litigate only in a particular court), the Supreme Court embraced them in 1973 in The Bremen v. Zapata Offshore ...
Pennoyer's limited legacy: A reply to Professor Oakley
Patrick J. Borchers, Pennoyer’s Limited Legacy: A Reply to Professor Oakley, 29 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 115 (1995).
Triumph of substance over rules of choice in international commercial transactions: From lex mercatoria to modern standards
Patrick J. Borchers, The Triumph of Substance Over Rules of Choice in International Commercial Transactions: From the Lex Mercatoria to Modern Standards, in Introduction to Transnational Legal Transactions 139 (Marylin J. Raisch & Robert I. Shaffer eds., 1995).
New York State administrative procedure and practice
Patrick J. Borchers & David L. Markell, New York State Administrative Procedure and Practice (2d ed. 1998 & Supp. 1999-2001).
Conflict of laws
Eugene F. Scoles, Peter Hay & Patrick J. Borchers, Conflict of Laws (2d ed. Supp. 1995).