Choice of Law

Hardcover | April 26, 2016

bySymeon C. Symeonides

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Choice of Law provides an in-depth study of private international law (PIL) as it pertains to the United States. In this book, Symeon C. Symeonides focuses entirely on Choice of Law pertaining to the question of whether the merits of the dispute will be resolved under the substantive law ofthe state of adjudication (lex fori), or under the law of another involved state. Structured in three parts, this book discusses the Federal framework, history, doctrine, methodology, and the practice of choice of law. The author begins with the history of choice-of-law doctrine and follows its subsequent evolution to the present. He then moves on to methodology, and extensively explores the case law of the last fifty years, covering what courts say, and especially what they do. Symeonides goes on to identifyemerging decisional patterns and extracts descriptive rules or tentative predictions about likely outcomes.

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Choice of Law provides an in-depth study of private international law (PIL) as it pertains to the United States. In this book, Symeon C. Symeonides focuses entirely on Choice of Law pertaining to the question of whether the merits of the dispute will be resolved under the substantive law ofthe state of adjudication (lex fori), or under...

Symeon C. Symeonides is the Alex L. Parks Distinguished Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at Willamette University School of Law, in Oregon. He is an award winning author and renowned expert in conflicts law, having published 26 books and more than 120 articles (in seven languages), including the widely popular annual survey of Americ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of TablesList of Charts, Figures, and MapsPrefaceList of Abbreviations1. IntroductionPart I. The Federal Framework2. Federalism and Choice of LawPart II. History, Doctrine, and Methodology3. Early Choice-of-Law Doctrine and the Traditional System4. The Structure of Choice-of-Law Rules and the Operation of the Choice-of-Law5. The Choice-of-Law Revolution: Theoretical Groundwork6. The Judicial Revolution in Torts and Contracts7. The Choice-of-Law Revolution Today: Methodological PluralismPart III. Choice of Law in Practice8. Torts9. Products Liability10. Contracts11. Forum Selection Clauses and Arbitration Clauses12. Insurance Conflicts13. Statutes of Limitation14. Status and Domestic Relations15. Property, Marital Property, and Successions16. Conflicts between Federal Law and Foreign LawPart IV. Conclusions17. The Next StepAppendix: List of choice-of-law codifications, EU regulations, and conventionsTable of CasesIndex