Conflict of Laws

A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one state or nation. Topics include the applicable law (choice of law), personal jurisdiction, and the recognition and effect of foreign judgments.

Enrollment Prerequisite

(1) Either Civil Procedure or Federal Courts, or equivalent coursework; AND (2) One of the following: Contracts, Torts, or Property, or equivalent coursework

Course Frequency*
Course Areas of Practice

Sections

Spring 2017
2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

220.01 3
  • Take-home examination
  • Class participation
Stephen E. Sachs TuTh 1:45-3:05 PM 4000

A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one state or nation. Topics include the applicable law (choice of law), personal jurisdiction, and the recognition and effect of foreign judgments.

Pre/Co-requisites

(1) Either Civil Procedure or Federal Courts, or equivalent coursework; AND (2) One of the following: Contracts, Torts, or Property, or equivalent coursework

Enrollment Restrictions
None
2016
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

220.01 3 Ralf Michaels TuTh 9:00-10:20 AM 3043

A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one jurisdiction, be it another state or another nation, including applicable law (choice of law), personal jurisdiction, recognition and effect of foreign judgments.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2014
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

220.01 Stephen E. Sachs Tu/Th 9:10-10:30 am Tu/Th 9:10-10:30 am Room 3000

A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one jurisdiction, including choice of law, personal jurisdiction, recognition and effect of foreign judgments, and related constitutional issues.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2012
Fall 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

220.01 Ralf Michaels M / W 10:40-12:00 pm M / W 10:40-12:00 pm Room 4045
A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one jurisdiction, including choice of law, personal jurisdiction, recognition and effect of foreign judgments, and related constitutional issues.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

220.01 Stephen E. Sachs T/Th 8-9:21 am T/Th 8-9:21 am Room 4055
A study of the special problems that arise when a case is connected with more than one jurisdiction, including choice of law, personal jurisdiction, recognition and effect of foreign judgments, and related constitutional issues.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.