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    American University Washington College of Law
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 621 Conflict of Laws


(3 hrs.)

Considers the rules applicable in private law where at least one of the operative facts in the case is connected with some state or country other than the one in which the suit is brought. The areas examined include torts, contracts, property, commercial law, administration of estates, and family law. The course also considers the recognition and enforcement of judgments of sister states and foreign countries. Generally, we will look at some fascinating intellectual puzzles that state and federal courts confront on a daily basis. Robbins Fall