Anglo-American perspectives on private international law
E. Mellen Press
, 2003 - Law
- 633 pages
This monograph examines conflict of laws in the areas of family law, tort jurisdiction, choice of laws, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. The book provides an expertly drawn account of the common themes, related jurisprudence, and theoretical underpinnings that have guided Anglo-American traditions in these discrete areas. It provides a fresh appraisal of optimal solutions and goals in an effort to provide new direction. In provides necessary information about Anglo-American law to allow a refined application of conflicts rules through comparative interpretation, and promotes an evaluation, and perhaps improvement of our domestic regimes through learning from other countries' approaches. As a result, the monograph is an important scholarly research tool for academicians and students alike.