PROBLEMS IN INTERNATIONAL CIVIL PROCEDURE II
Spring Term 1996
Francis A.Gabor
Department of Legal Studies
CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY





Course Description:

Table of contents

I. International Lawyers: a Panoramic View. pp.1-8

II. Synopsis of Private International Law
1. Private international law from the united states Perspective. pp. 9-26
2. Codification of private international law in Hungary. pp. 27-51
3. Private international law aspects of East-West Trade. pp. 52-56

III. Litigation in a Transnational Setting: Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments
1. Introductory concepts. pp. 57-60
2. Recognition and enforcement of foreign Judgments in the united states. pp. 60-66
3. Transnational aspects of adjudicatory Jurisdiction. pp. 66-78
4. Enforcement of foreign - country judgments from international perspective. pp. 78-92
5. Choice of forum agreements. pp. 92-97

IV. International Control of Civil Procedure: Role of The Hague Conference on Private International Law
1. Obtaining evidence abroad for use in domestic civil litigation. pp. 98-105
2. The Hague conference on international civil procedure. pp. 106-117
3. Hague conventions on service of process and obtaining evidence abroad from American and European perspectives. pp. 118-135


Course outline

I. International Lawyers: a Panoramic View. (1-2 classes)

II. Synopsis of Private International Law: a Comparative Assessment (3-4 classes)

III. Litigation in Transnational Setting
1. Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments from the American perspective (5-6 classes)
2. Transnational aspects of adjudicatory jurisdiction. (7-9 classes)
3. Enforcement of foreign-country judgments from international perspective(10-classes)

IV. International Control of Civil Procedure: Role of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

1. Obtaining evidence abroad for use in domestic litigation (11-12 classes)
2. The Hague conference on international judicial assistance (13 classes)
3. Hague conventions on international judicial assistance from American and European perspectives (14 class)

Required course book:
Francis Gabor, Problems in International Civil Procedure II.

Examination: Openbook essay type examination focusing on your problem solving ability.



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Modified: August, 1996


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