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IEL Private International Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Private International Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 21 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in private international law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in private international law.  These monographs include a general introduction on private international law followed by specialized chapters on federalism and conflicts law, jurisdiction, choice of law, torts and products liability, contracts, status and domestic relations, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
General Introduction
Chapter 1. Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Part I. Federalism and Conflicts Law
Chapter 1. Jurisdiction
Chapter 2. Federalism and Choice of Law
Part II. Choice of Law
Chapter 1. The Traditional Choice-of-Law System
Chapter 2. The Mechanics of Choice of Law: The Structure
and Operation of the Choice-of-Law Syllogism
Chapter 3. The Choice-of-Law Revolution
Chapter 4. Torts and Products Liability
Chapter 5. Contracts
Chapter 6. Status and Domestic Relations
Chapter 7. Property, Marital Property and Successions
Chapter 8. Statutes of Limitation
Chapter 9. Conflicts between Federal Law and Foreign Law
Part III. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Chapter 1. Sister State Judgments
Chapter 2. Foreign-Country Judgments
Table of Cases

Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law

D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School