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CourseInternational Litigation - Law 643P
Instructor Brent T. White   View Faculty Page
Units 2 - Graded

Civil Procedure

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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. 



Course Format

Lecture/Socratic Method

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Type of Exam

Traditional final essay exam

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