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Student News

Andy Hall (2L) a featured speaker at TEDxTucson May Salon Read more...

Posted: 05/08/2014

 

Arizona Law Students Take First and Second Place in Tang Writing Competition Read more...

Posted: 03/26/2014

 

Matt Randle (3L) and Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic Featured in UANews Article on UA Student Veterans Read more...

Posted: 11/08/2013

 

Arizona Daily Star Publishes Opinion Piece Written by First-Year Student Abraham Hamadeh Read more...

Posted: 09/25/2013

 

 

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Course Description

This course focuses on litigation in U.S. courts containing a foreign element (i.e., when one party is a foreign national or a foreign government or when the injury complained of occurred abroad). The course covers various issues that arise in such cases, such as personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants, forum non conveniens, forum selection clauses, extraterritoriality, discovery, enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards, the act of state doctrine, foreign sovereign immunity, and  prominently - the alien tort claims act.

 

Updated: 01/06/2014