Transnational Litigation

Course Catalog Number: 
5453
Course Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture
Graduation Requirements: 
International / Comparative
Course Priority: 
General Enrollment Course
Standard Courses

This course covers the basic concepts a U.S. lawyer needs to understand when practicing law with an international dimension. Topics will include personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants; service of process on foreign parties; the forum non conveniens doctrine and other complications of parallel litigation; the discovery of evidence located abroad and the impact of foreign blocking statutes; choice of governing law, including the extraterritorial application of U.S. law; and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.