Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Law Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Law Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 7140 - Conflict of Laws.


2 to 3 Credit Hours

Description
This is an elective course. The study of issues in choice of law including techniques for ascertaining applicable law from among competing state laws when a legal transaction (e.g., contract, tort, U.C.C., descendant’s’ estate divorce, child custody) has a nexus with two or more states or foreign countries. The course includes consideration of federal constitutional issues of due process, full faith and credit as they affect the application of state laws, conflicts between federal and state law, and federal court practice and procedure in conflict of laws. Applicable international law, treaties, and conventions are also treated.



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