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Conflict of Laws

A guide to researching issues in the area of Conflict of Laws


1.    Walter W. Cook, The Logical and Legal Bases of the Conflict of Laws, 33 Yale L. J. 457-488 (1924).

2.    William F. Baxter, Choice of Law and the Federal System, 16 Stanford L. Rev. 1-42 (1963).

3.    Louise Weinberg, Choice of Law and Minimal Scrutiny, 49 U. Chicago L. Rev. 440-488 (1982). 

4.    Herma Hill Kay, Theory into Practice: Choice of Law in the Courts, 34 Mercer L. Rev. 521-592 (1983). 

5.    Harold L. Korn, The Choice-of-Law Revolution: A Critique, 83 Columbia L. Rev. 772-973 (1983). 

6.    Perry Dane, Vested Rights, ”Vestedness,” and Choice of Law, 96 Yale L. J. 1191-1275 (1987). 

7.    Larry Kramer, Rethinking Choice of Law, 90 Columbia L. Rev. 277-345 (1990). 

8.    Douglas Laycock, Equal Citizens of Equal and Territorial States: The Constitutional Foundations of Choice of Law, 92 Columbia L. Rev. 249-337 (1992). 

9.    Gene R. Shreve, Choice of Law and the Forgiving Constitution, 71 Indiana L. J. 271-295 (1996). 

10.    Kermit Roosevelt III, The Myth of Choice of Law: Rethinking Conflicts, 97 Michigan L. Rev. 2448-2538 (1999). 

List courtesy of Scott Fruehwald, "Research Canons: Conflict of Laws,"PrawfsBlawg, Oct. 26, 2006

Finding Articles

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