501.01 Civil Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts: Transnational Issues

This course analyzes civil suits in U.S. federal courts that raise cross-border, international and foreign legal issues. Specific topics covered include transnational jurisdiction, international forum selection, transborder choice of law, extraterritorial application of U.S. law, federal rules for service of process and discovery of evidence abroad, the special treatment of foreign governments as parties, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Fall 2019

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
501.01
Final Exam
Laurence R. Helfer
M/W
2:00-3:25 PM
4172
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.501.01.F19
Email list: LAW.501.01.F19@sakai.duke.edu
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