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  • Creator Michael H. Hoffheimer, Professor of Law, Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Fourth edition
    • New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]
    • ©2019
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 494 pages ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781543802306, 1543802303
  • OCLC on1079411407

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Domicile -- Personal jurisdiction : constitutional foundations and traditional bases -- Personal jurisdiction : pushing the envelope -- Transfer, forum non conveniens, and forum selection clauses -- Torts -- Contracts -- Property -- Wills, intestate succession, and trusts -- Marriage -- Agency, partnership, and corporations -- Manipulation and characterization -- Substance vs. procedure -- Statutes of limitations -- Public policy -- Renvoi -- The New York approach -- Interest analysis -- Comparative impairment and modified interest analysis -- The better law approach -- Second restatement approach to torts -- Second restatement and the UCC approach to contracts -- Modern answers to traditional problems -- The Erie doctrine -- International scope of federal laws -- Choice of law in Europe -- Constitutional requirement of significant contacts -- Other constitutional limits on state choice of law -- Equal protection and privileges and immunities -- Foreign country judgments -- Sister state judgments -- Domestic relations judgments : divorce, support, and alimony -- Proving foreign law
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