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International Civil Litigation in United States Courts 6th ed

ISBN13: 9781454878711
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780735507555
Published: April 2018
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £240.00

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International Civil Litigation in United States Courts is the essential, comprehensive law school text for the current and future international litigator or international corporate lawyer.

Covering every topic discussed in competing texts and more, this casebook seamlessly combines international litigation, conflict of laws, and comparative civil procedure, all integrated throughout the casebook.

This 6th edition includes excerpts and updated discussion of recent U.S. court decisions and legislation relating to a wide range of private and public international law topics, including foreign sovereign immunity, choice of law, antisuit injunctions, legislative jurisdiction, service of process on non-U.S. citizens, international discovery, foreign judgment enforcement, and international arbitration.

Hallmark features of International Civil Litigation in United States Courts:

  • Detailed notes with easy-to-use questions for discussion and legal analysis
  • Comprehensive discussion of international dispute resolution, including international arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution outside of litigation in national courts
  • Comparative foreign treatment of selected issues of international civil procedure
Thoroughly updated, the 6th edition presents:

  • Recent U.S. Supreme Court and other significant U.S. court decisions
  • Updated discussion of international law and national law from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and elsewhere
  • Revised Notes on recent developments and current topics such as terrorism, proof of foreign law, and judicial jurisdiction

Conflict of Laws, Other Jurisdictions , USA
Part One: Judicial Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Subject Matter in International Disputes
Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Parties to International Disputes
Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Foreign States
Part Two: Choice of Forum
Forum Non Conveniens in International Litigation
International Forum Selection Agreements
Parallel Proceedings: Lis Alibi Pendens and Antisuit Injunctions
Part Three: Legislative Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
Legislative Jurisdiction
Choice of Law in International Litigation
Act of State and Foreign Sovereign Compulsion
Part Four: International Judicial Assistance
Service of U.S. Process on Foreign Persons
Extraterritorial Discovery and Taking Evidence Abroad
Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
International Commercial Arbitration and U.S. Courts: An Overview