Conflicting Rules of Interpretation and Construction in Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes

63 Pages Posted: 20 Aug 2010

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Michael H. Hoffheimer

University of Mississippi - School of Law

Date Written: August 11, 2010

Abstract

This paper discusses history of choice of law rules for interpreting ambiguous language and criticizes current approaches that apply foreign rules of interpretation and construction when doing so frustrates the intent of parties.

Keywords: Conflict of Laws, Choice of Law, Contract Interpretation, Joseph Story

JEL Classification: K12, K33, K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Hoffheimer, Michael H., Conflicting Rules of Interpretation and Construction in Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes (August 11, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1661854 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1661854

Michael H. Hoffheimer (Contact Author)

University of Mississippi - School of Law ( email )

Lamar Law Center
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
United States

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