The American Law Institute is currently drafting the Restatement (Third) of Conflict of Laws. Lea Brilmayer (an eminent scholar of conflict of laws and a professor at Yale Law School) and Kim Roosevelt (the Reporter for the Restatement (Third) and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School) recently engaged in a spirited […]
About John Coyle
John Coyle joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2010 and serves as the Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law. His teaching and research interests include contracts, corporate law, and private international law.
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The 35th Annual Survey of Choice of Law in the American Courts (2021) has been
One Afghanistan-based company sues another in commercial court in Afghanistan. The plaintiff wins at trial. The Afghanistan Supreme Court reverses. It orders the parties to resolve their dispute in the United States. The plaintiff files suit in the United States. Chaos ensues. This may sound like an unlikely scenario. It is, however, a concise description […]
On August 19, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued its latest
Guest Post by Diego A. Zambrano, Assistant Professor of Law, Stanford Law School For years now, the concept of a “