College of Law

Conflict of Laws


Law 7140 - Fall 2011

Professor: L. Lynn Hogue Class Times: TR, 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Syllabus: Revised Syllabus | Location: Room 659
Course Management Site: n/a Connect: Class Roll

Course Description

Conflict of Laws. 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., descendents' 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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Revised Syllabus

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