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The American Choice-of-Law Revolution in the Courts

Past, Present and Future (The Hague Academy of International Law Monographs)
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Private international law & conflict of laws, Law, USA, International, Constitutional, Conflict of laws, Torts, United S
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ISBN 109004152199
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The book chronicles and evaluates the intellectual movement known as "the revolution" in American private international law.

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This movement began in the s, caught fire in the '70s, spread in the '80s and declared victory in the '90s, leading to the abandonment of the centuries-old choice-of-law system, at least for torts and