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Introduction to Conflict of Laws

Introduction to Conflict of Laws

Legal disputes may touch multiple jurisdictions. Conflict of laws refers to the system of rules for dealing with cross-border issues, including personal jurisdiction, which jurisdiction's laws apply, and whether courts will enforce out-of-forum judgments.


Welcome to Conflict of Laws! Designed for 2Ls and 3Ls, this course features 21 lesson videos divided into five chapters, plus 205 practice questions.

Chapter one covers personal jurisdiction. Here, we'll study the various types of personal jurisdiction, along with the due-process requirements of minimum contacts, notice, and a chance for a hearing. Then, we'll look at forum-selection clauses and explore the fairly arcane doctrine of forum non conveniens.

Chapter two begins our study of...