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International Litigation in U.S. Courts
J.D. Course 1115 | 2 credit hours
This course examines various aspects of litigating international disputes in the United States courts. Subjects considered include personal and subject-matter jurisdiction in international cases, foreign sovereign immunity, the act-of-state doctrine, extraterritorial application of domestic laws, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, and service of process and taking of evidence abroad.
Prerequisite: Prior or concurrent enrollment in: International Law I: Introduction to International Law.
Students may not receive credit for both this course and the International Legal Problems in Civil Litigation Seminar; or the graduate course, International Civil Litigation.