Publication on Oregon’s New Choice-of-Law Codification for Torts


Professor Symeon Symeonides, principal draftsman of Oregon’s new choice-of-law codification for torts and other non-contractual claims, which went into effect on January 1, 2010, published an article on these rules. This is the first codification of this interesting but difficult subject in a common-law state of the United States, and the second one after the 1991 codification of the civil-law state of Louisiana. The article is entitled Choice-of-Law. Codification for Torts Conflicts: An Exegesis (Oregon Law Review 2010) and can be downloaded on SSRN.