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.
|Course Number||Course Credits||Evaluation Method||Instructor||Meeting Day/Times||Room|
|Laurence R. Helfer|
|Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.501.01.F19|
|Email list: LAW.501.01.F19@sakai.duke.edu|
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