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Recent Developments in Private International Law in the United States (Volume 75)

(22,678 words)

Author(s): P. de Vries, Henry
P. de Vries, Henry Keywords: United States of America | Conflict of laws | Private international law | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit interrégional | ABSTRACT Henry de Vries devotes his course to Recent Developments in Private International Law in the United States. After an introduction to the doctrines of conflict of laws, the author first discusses the issue of jurisdiction. The author then focuses on the issue of foreign judgments and on the issue of determining the choice of law. Henry de Vries consacre son cours aux développements récents intervenus dans le d…

Development of Rules of Private International Law in the Field of Family Law (Volume 166)

(45,108 words)

Author(s): M. North, Peter
M. North, Peter Keywords: United States of America | Family law | Conflict of laws | Private international law | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit interrégional | Droit de la famille | ABSTRACT In this course devoted to Development of Rules of Private International Law in the Field of Family Law, Peter North assigns several missions. He intends to show what developments have taken place in this field, why they have intervened in the field, what their effects have been, and what their future will be. He concentrates mainl…

La conception du droit international privé d’après la doctrine et la pratique aux États-Unis (Volume 21)

(30,359 words)

Author(s): K. Kuhn, Arthur
K. Kuhn, Arthur Keywords: United States of America | Private international law | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT Arthur Kuhn’s course is devoted to the doctrine and practice of private international law of the United States. After a presentation of the doctrine of "Comity", the author studies the conception of public policy in the United States. He then focuses on the conception of the criminal law and the procedure for appeals, the ability of the people, the contract and the s…

L’évolution de la diplomatie aux États-Unis (Volume 69)

(27,241 words)

Author(s): R. P. Edmund A. Walsh, le
R. P. Edmund A. Walsh, le Keywords: United States of America | Diplomacy | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Diplomatie | ABSTRACT R.P. Walsh writes in 1939 that the current pessimistic mood prevailing in many quarters probably considers any study of diplomacy as better suited to the antiquarian and the amateur of historical curiosities compared to the student of vital international relations as conducted in August 1939. However, the author continues that the diplomatic attitude of the United States, in the uncerta…

The Régime of Boundary Waters — the Canadian-United States Experience (Volume 146)

(40,494 words)

Author(s): Cohen, Maxwell
Cohen, Maxwell Keywords: Canada | United States of America | Great Lakes | Boundary wateInternational watercourses | Water | Shared natural resources | International regime | Mots clefs: Canada | Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Cours d eau frontières | Lacs (Grands) | ABSTRACT Maxwell Cohen, Professor at Mc Gill University, notes that the importance of study of international rivers in public international law comes from the geophysical reality that rivers impose on peoples, and artificial political divisions that cut off rivers or create divisi…

International Law as Applied between Subdivisions of Federations (Volume 74)

(34,150 words)

Author(s): B. Cowles, Willard
B. Cowles, Willard Keywords: Federal states | Public international law | United States of America | Mots clefs: Etats fédéraux | Droit international public | Etats-Unis d’Amérique | ABSTRACT Willard B. Cowles devotes his course to the way in which International law is applied between subdivisions of federations. After a general part of his study focusing on ancient Greece and Rome, the American Indian tribes, the Swiss Cantons, and Germany, the author offers an in-depth examination of the position of the United States of Am…

Les origines historiques de la doctrine de l’isolement aux États-Unis (Volume 59)

(28,270 words)

Author(s): Chinard, Gilbert
Chinard, Gilbert Keywords: United States of America | International politics | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Politique internationale | ABSTRACT Gilbert Chinard, in this text, studies the Historical Origins of the Doctrine of Isolation in the United States, a doctrine which finds its source in the farewell speech of Washington on 17th September 1796. The author thus focuses successively on the colonial period, the 1776 Revolution, and the Treaty of 1778, the obstacles posed by distance and time, which make no…

General Course on Private International Law (1983) (Volume 193)

(103,306 words)

Author(s): K. Juenger, Friedrich
K. Juenger, Friedrich Keywords: United States of America | Conflict of laws | Private international law | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit interrégional | ABSTRACT Noting the lack of consensus on the purposes and methods of conflict of laws, Fridrich Juenger, Professor at the University of California at Davis, suggests to focus in his course on events for which public international law must find a solution in order to avoid the constant danger that threatens the subject, that of becoming a mere academic game. Th…

La condition juridique de lʹétranger spécialement aux États-Unis (Volume 27)

(34,332 words)

Author(s): H. Healy, Thomas
H. Healy, Thomas Keywords: United States of America | Aliens | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Etrangers | ABSTRACT Thomas Healy begins his course on the legal status of foreigners in the United States by answering the question: who is considered as a foreigner in the United States? He then examines the right of entry and residence in the United States, the property rights of foreigners, and restrictions on foreigners' access to certain professions. Finally, he addresses a variety of issues, such as the right to vote, jury participation, patent privilege, copyright, etc. Thomas Heal…

Regulatory Federalism: European Union and United States (Volume 263)

(49,235 words)

Author(s): A. Bermann, George
A. Bermann, George Keywords: United States of America | Federalism | European Union | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Fédéralisme | Union européenne | ABSTRACT This course of George A. Bermann, Professor at the University of Colombia, New York, addresses the topic of the legal régime of federalism in two of the most developed divided-power systems in the world today: the European Union and the United States. A comparison between the European Union and the United States as régimes of regulatory federalism is a must, …

Contribution de la Cour suprême des États-Unis au développement du droit des gens (Volume 69)

(38,644 words)

Author(s): Hostie, Jean
Hostie, Jean Keywords: United States of America | Supreme court | Public international law | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Cour suprême | Droit international public | ABSTRACT Jean Hostie explains that the Supreme Court of the United States holds a unique position in the Law of nations because of two particularities: the Supreme Court has inherited the jurisdiction over disputes between States of the Union and, in the disputes between individuals, its freedom of judgment with respect to other governmental powers is m…

The Comparative Evolution of Principles of the Conflict of Laws in England and the U.S.A. (Volume 99)

(33,452 words)

Author(s): H. Graveson, Ronald
H. Graveson, Ronald Keywords: United States of America | Legal principles | Private international law | Great Britain | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Principes de droit | Droit international privé | Grande-Bretagne | ABSTRACT Ronald H. Graveson offers in this course a comparative study of the evolution of the conflicts of laws in England and in the United States. After a presentation of the context of the conflict of laws in the Common Law, the author examines the issues of domicile, marriage, divorce, contracts, and torts. Ronald H. Graveson propose dans ce cours une étude …

L’Amérique et la Société des Nations (Volume 28)

(34,995 words)

Author(s): Matos, José
Matos, José Keywords: United States of America | League of Nations | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Société des Nations | ABSTRACT Jose Matos presents in his course a systematic study of the participation of the American continent in international life. After a historical introduction notably devoted to the contribution of Francisco de Vitoria and Francisco Suarez, the author studies the Panaman Congress of 1926. He focuses on Article 21 of the Covenant of the League of Nations and to the doctrine of Monroe. He …

La théorie anglo-saxonne des conflits de lois (Volume 3)

(32,570 words)

Author(s): H. L. Bellot, Hugh
H. L. Bellot, Hugh Keywords: United States of America | Private international law | Great Britain | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit international privé | Grande-Bretagne | ABSTRACT Hugh Bellot presents his course on private international law in England and the United States by presenting the origins and history of international law (Roman legal system, early medieval period, late medieval period). The author then focuses on the legal and political theories in England and the United States, the application of forei…

The American Choice-of-Law Revolution in the Courts: Today and Tomorrow (Volume 298)

(172,988 words)

Author(s): C. Symeonides, Symeon
C. Symeonides, Symeon Keywords: United States of America | Conflict of laws | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit interrégional | ABSTRACT Symeon Symeonides, Dean of devotes this course to a phenomenon known as a "revolution" in private international law in the United States, which more precisely relates to the law of conflicts of law. Symeonides studies the historic background of this phenomenon, but also looks towards the future to try to discover what the next step in the evolution of American conflicts law …

Contemporary Conflicts Law in American Perspective (Volume 131)

(89,098 words)

Author(s): F. Cavers, David
F. Cavers, David Keywords: United States of America | Conflict of laws | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit interrégional | ABSTRACT David Cavers devotes his general course on private international law on the situation in the United States (in 1970). He begins the course by presenting a legal system of the United States and its private international law. He then presents some persistent conceptual problems, and new approaches emerging in international law to the choice of tort law. He examines three clusters o…

International Business Transactions in United States Courts (Volume 261)

(92,954 words)

Author(s): Hongju Koh, Harold
Hongju Koh, Harold Keywords: United States of America | International commercial law | Extraterritorial jurisdiction | Trials | Mots clefs: Etats-Unis d’Amérique | Droit commercial international | Extraterritorialité des lois | ABSTRACT This course of Harold Hongju Koh, Professor at the University of Yale, New Haven, is devoted to jurisprudential developments relating to the commercial transactions in United States Courts. After a general introduction, Professor Koh develops the subject of American law of foreign sovereignty: …