International Litigation (3 Credits) LAW 0842

Course examining the special problems that can arise when a U.S. court is called on to decide an international civil dispute. Topics covered include personal and subject matter jurisdiction, service of process, conflicts of law and forum non conveniens, foreign sovereign immunity and the act of state doctrine, parallel proceedings, extraterritorial discovery, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, and forum selection and arbitration clauses.
Additional Prerequisite(s): Constitutional Law I and Criminal Law