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Conflict of Laws
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Area of Study
Given the variations in the content of 50 states' laws, as well as the differing legal regimes in a globalized world, lawyers need to be familiar with many legal principles. This course provides an overview of legal issues that arise when the facts underlying a dispute involve more than one state or country. It will explore legal principles that determine which state’s law will apply to a dispute in many contexts including torts, contracts, and property. It will also review principles of judicial jurisdiction and cover the effect of judgments in states other than the one where the judgment was initially rendered. The content of this course is tested on the Bar exam in a majority of states. The content of this course is tested on the bar exam in a majority of states. Every Year Course
Swanson, Steven, "LAW9507-1.Conflict of Laws.F14.Swanson,Steven" (2014). Syllabi. 41.