Other Choice-of-Law Approaches

Other Choice-of-Law Approaches

Learn about choice-of-law approaches other than the vested-rights approach and most-significant-relationship test, including comparative impairment, the better-law approach, and the balancing approach.


Welcome to Other Choice-of-Law Approaches! In this lesson, we’ll explore three minority choice-of-law theories. They are the comparative-impairment approach, the interest-balancing approach, and the better-law approach.

Role of Interest Analysis and the Application of the Various Approaches

As we learned in our lesson on Interest Analysis, these three approaches are all ways in which a jurisdiction following interest analysis might resolve a true conflict. A true conflict arises if multiple...