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II. Modern Choice of Law Rules
(15,114 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 33 (1980): Intentional Torts

Completed in September 1977

Stig Strömholm

A. The Problem Stated

3. According to the theoretical pattern which still prevails in most countries1 a court confronted with an action sounding in tort, i.e., which for all practical purposes has been characterised as such according to the law of that court, selects the legal syst…

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Stig Strömholm, “II. Modern Choice of Law Rules”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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