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U.S. Conflict-of-Laws Doctrine and Forum Shopping, Domestic and International (Revisited)

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 559, 2002

32 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2010  

Ralph U. Whitten

Creighton University - School of Law

Date Written: November 28, 2010

Abstract

This article discusses Professor Friedrich Juenger’s contributions to the subject of conflict of laws and international forum shopping. The article describes Professor Juenger’s assessment of the effect of conflict-of-laws doctrine on domestic and international forum shopping and explains how his views are still true today. The article addresses how an adoption of a lex fori approach would affect forum-shopping incentives and whether national legislation would represent a solution to forum shopping and other problems

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Conflict-of-Laws, International Law, Forum Shopping

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Whitten, Ralph U., U.S. Conflict-of-Laws Doctrine and Forum Shopping, Domestic and International (Revisited) (November 28, 2010). Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 559, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1716537

Ralph U. Whitten (Contact Author)

Creighton University - School of Law ( email )

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