xvii, 503 pages, 5 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm
9781422493397 (paperback) 1422493393 (paperback)
Selected extracts and readings with commentary; expands coverage with the addition of choice-of-law codification and choice of law in the international arena.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-503) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
An overview : themes animating conflict of laws Historic divisions : multilateral and unilateral approaches to choice of law in Europe Lex loci : the dominance and partial decline of multilateralism in American conflicts law Conflicts revolution : the watershed case of Babcock v. Jackson Interest analysis : the emergence of unilateralism in modern American conflicts law Interest analysis on trial Completing the picture : American conflicts theory apart from multilateralism and unilateralism Prevailing choice-of-law approaches Consensus or chaos in American conflicts law? Conflicts theory at a crossroads Choice of law and the Constitution Choice of law in the international context A glimpse at the literature on additional conflicts topics.