501.01 Civil Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts: Transnational Issues

This course analyzes civil suits in U.S. federal courts that raise cross-border, international and foreign legal issues. Specific topics covered include transnational jurisdiction, international forum selection, transborder choice of law, extraterritorial application of U.S. law, federal rules for service of process and discovery of evidence abroad, the special treatment of foreign governments as parties, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Special Notes:

Note: 2 credits

Spring 2019

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Final Exam
Ralf Michaels
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.501.01.Sp19
Email list: LAW.501.01.Sp19@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Requirements - LLM-ICL
Course Areas of Practice