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AuthorLipstein, K. author
TitlePrinciples of the Conflict of Laws National and International [electronic resource] / by K. Lipstein
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1981
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Descript 144 p. 2 illus. online resource


The present volume reproduces with slight changes the course of lectures given at The Hague in 1972 under the title of "The General Principles of Private International Law". The substance of these lecยญ tures has remained unaltered, but a number of insertions serve to corยญ rected some formal mistakes and misprints, added references to literature, some older, some more recent, without attempting to be exhaustive, and modified and supplemented the former exposition in two respects, where subsequent criticisms called for a review. The first concerns the place of public policy in Public International Law, the second deals with spatially-


I. The nature and function of Private International Law -- Section 1. Introduction -- Section 2. Rome and beyond -- Section 3. The period after the division of the Roman Empireโ{128}{148}personality of laws -- Section 4. Feudalism and the revival of Roman Law -- Section 5. Feudalism -- Section 6. Italyโ{128}{148}the Legists -- Section 7. The doctrine of the Statutists -- Section 8. The French school in the 16th Centuryโ{128}{148}Dumoulin and Dโ{128}{153}Argentrรฉ -- Section 9. The Dutch schoolโ{128}{148}Comity -- Section 10. The subsequent development of the doctrine of Huberโ{128}{148}England -- Section 11. The United States -- Section 12. Modern Private International Lawโ{128}{148}Wรคchter, Savigny -- Section 13. Modern doctrines of territoriality or pseudo-territorialityโ{128}{148}acquired rights -- Section 14. Sociological neo-statutists -- Section 15. Wรคchter redivivusโ{128}{148}Ehrenzweig -- Section 16. Conflict of laws and the American Constitution -- Section 17. Governmental interests as conflict resolving factorsโ{128}{148}Currieโ{128}{148}Neo-statutists -- Section 18. โ{128}{156}Result selectingโ{128}{157} principlesโ{128}{148}Cavers -- Section 19. The international use of the new doctrines -- Section 20. Conclusions -- Notes to part I -- II. The relationship between Public and Private International Law -- Section 21. The influence of Public International Law upon domestic Private International Law -- Section 22. Private International Law as part of Public International Lawโ{128}{148}choice of law before international tribunals -- Section 23. Recognition and the application of foreign law -- Section 24. Scrutiny of, and refusal to apply, the law and to respect the executive acts of a foreign recognized government -- Section 25. Conclusions -- Notes to part II -- III. The structure and interpretation of rules of Private International Law -- Section 26. Structure -- Section 27. Interpretation. -- Section 28. Spatially conditioned internal rules -- Section 29. Transposition, substitution and adaptation -- Section 30. Renvoi -- Section 31. Preliminary question -- Section 32. Conflict of laws in time -- Notes to part III -- IV. Conclusions -- Table of cases

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