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LAW 5213: Conflict of Laws - 2211

Conflict of Laws
Class Term:
Fall Term 2020-2021
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Professor(s): Type:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)
General Enrollment Course
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Standard Courses

Grading Details

The final grade will be based on a 48-hour take-home examination, which may be taken any time during the exam period.


Disputes between parties from different states or countries and disputes having contacts with multiple jurisdictions raise a host of challenging legal questions, including: (1) which jurisdiction’s law will govern the dispute; (2) whether and in what circumstances a judgment rendered in one state or country will be recognized and enforced in other jurisdictions; and (3) how courts should make these determinations. State laws, the federal Constitution, and international and foreign law all play a role in deciding these issues, which can have a profound impact on the ultimate resolution of the controversy.

Conflicts of Law