Conflict of Laws: Cases, Materials, and Problems (Aspen Casebook) (Aspen Casebook Series)
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Award-winning teacher Laura Little offers a progressive, innovative approach to teaching complex material in the new casebook, Conflict of Laws. In a subject where there are few “right” answers and plenty of room for debate, this casebook offers a contemporary alternative to the subject by connecting coverage of key issues and concepts to law practice using modern cases-and-problem pedagogy. With its modular design and clear writing, the text is highly teachable and sure to be a favorite with both students and professors.
- Award-winning teacher and respected author Laura Little brings her considerable expertise in federal courts, conflict of laws, and constitutional law to the subject.
- Well-balanced casebook presents the deep jurisprudential lessons imbedded in the conflict of laws subject matter.
- Proven cases-and-problems pedagogy helps students apply concepts.
- Maintains a clear presentation of doctrines relevant to current law practice.
- Thematic approach puts conflicts of law in the context of actual issues confronted in law practice.
- Clear, straightforward writing avoids the “hide the ball” approach of many other books and maximizes accessibility to difficult material.
- Innovative organization, beginning with personal jurisdiction, follows the way issues arise in litigation and highlights the importance of forum selection.
- Highly adaptable modular presentation allows professors to customize approach.
- Contemporary cases and hypotheticals allow students to apply rules to current situations, while hallmark cases maintain continuity with the development of the discipline.
- Full coverage of current topics such as Internet issues, same-sex marriage, choice of law clauses, and class actions.
- International and comparative materials cover global aspects of conflicts.
- Emphasis on the Restatement (Second) of Conflicts, now the predominant United States approach but insufficiently covered in most other texts.
- Online PowerPoint slides, charts, and diagrams support teachabilit
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