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International Civil Litigation in United States Courts, Fifth Edition

Gary B. Born, Peter B. Rutledge


  • ISBN: 9780735507555

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    Written by two leading scholar-practitioners in the field, International Civil Litigation in United States Courts offers a unique combination of excerpts of cases and materials, commentary, and detailed notes—in an accessible framework that integrates topics seamlessly. Much like the newly released edition of Mr. Born’s International Arbitration casebook, this text promises to be the leader in its field.

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    Published 09/14/2011
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    Summary of Contents

    Part I: Judicial Jurisdiction

    Chapter 1. Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Subject Matter in International Disputes
    Chapter 2. Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Parties to International Disputes
    Chapter 3. Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Foreign States

    Part II: Choice of Forum

    Chapter 4. Forum Non Conveniens in International Litigation
    Chapter 5. International Forum Selection Agreements
    Chapter 6. Parallel Proceedings: Lis Alibi Pendens and Antisuit Injunctions

    Part III: Legislative Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

    Chapter 7. Legislative Jurisdiction
    Chapter 8. Choice of Law in International Litigation
    Chapter 9. Act of State and Foreign Sovereign Compulsion

    Part IV. International Judicial Assistance

    Chapter 10. Service of U.S. Process on Foreign Persons\
    Chapter 11. Extraterritorial Discovery and Taking Evidence Abroad
    Chapter 12. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
    Chapter 13. International Commercial Arbitration and U.S. Courts: An Overview

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    Peter B. Rutledge

    Peter B. Rutledge is the Dean of the University of Georgia School of Law where he also holds the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law. He is the author of the book Arbitration and the Constitution (2012) and over forty academic articles on fields including international civil litigation, international arbitration, and dispute resolution.

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    Gary B. Born

    J.D., summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School
    B.A., summa cum laude, Haverford College

    Gary B. Born is the world’s leading authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He is the author of numerous works on these subjects, including International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements: Drafting and Enforcing (5th ed. 2016), International Arbitration: Cases and Materials (2d ed. 2015), International Arbitration: Law and Practice (2d ed. 2015), International Commercial Arbitration (2d ed. 2014), and International Commercial Arbitration: Commentary and Materials (2d ed. 2001). Mr. Born has been practicing for over three decades in the fields of international arbitration and litigation in the United States, Europe, Asia, and elsewhere.

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