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CourseInternational Litigation - Law 643P
Instructor Brent T. White   View Faculty Page
Emailbrent.white@law.arizona.edu
Units 2 - Graded
Prerequisites:

Civil Procedure

 
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Overview

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. 

 
Materials

TBA

 
Course Format

Lecture/Socratic Method

 
Written Assignments  
Type of Exam

Traditional final essay exam

 
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