Summary: The fifth edition of this text by McDougal (Tulane Law School), Felix (U. of S. Carolina Law School), and Whitten (Creighton U. School of Law) reflects both change and continuity in the conflict of laws since the publication of the fourth edition in 1986. The new edition includes updated chapters on personal jurisdiction to deal more effectively with developing doctrine and new settings, such as Internet activities; revised chapters reflecting the increasing complexity of state law ...show morein federal courts; a more systematic treatment of the recognition of judgments; reorganization of the chapters on choice-of-law theories and choice-influencing considerations; revision of the chapters on family law; and the addition of new cases. Intended for students of conflict of laws at the beginning of the 21st century, and as a research source for lawyers and judges. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 01
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