|Course||International Litigation - Law 643P|
|Instructor||Brent T. White View Faculty Page|
|Units||2 - Graded|
This course will focus 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 will cover 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.
|Type of Exam||
Traditional final essay exam
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