For the Class of 2015 the average entering age was 25. Students ages ranged from 20 to 53.
This course treats contemporary problems raised in international private dispute resolution, including civil litigation of international cases in U.S. courts, comparative law and procedure in European practice, and, to a lesser extent, arbitration. The course will complement International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, to be offered in Spring 2010. The course includes the following topics: acquisition of judicial jurisdiction over foreign defendants; extraterritorial application of [deleted] law; service of process abroad; obtaining evidence abroad; procuring foreign counsel; proof of foreign law in U.S. courts; choice of forum issues, including both federal and state courts, here and abroad; choice of law in the international context; enforcement of foreign judgments; and foreign sovereign immunity and related issues of sovereignty.