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The United States

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter details the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in the United States, demonstrating an early inclination to allow judicial discretion to decline ... More


The Future for Now: Forum Non Conveniens and the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 1

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the impact of the rules of the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements on the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens. In particular, it addresses the ... More


The United Kingdom

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter sets out the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in the United Kingdom, from its creation in Scotland to its current day status in the United Kingdom. It ... More


The Global Search for a Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgments and Related Projects Addressing Lis Pendens and Declining Jurisdiction

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the work on a global convention on jurisdiction and judgments at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. In particular, it seeks to save for future consideration the ... More


Similarities and Differences in Common Law Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides a detailed comparison of the doctrines of forum non conveniens as applied in the four common law jurisdictions considered in Chapters 2-5. It reviews the basic requirements of ... More


Related Doctrines in Civil Law Systems 1

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers whether civil law jurisdictions of the world have doctrines that allow courts the discretion to decline to exercise jurisdiction when it otherwise exists. Particular attention ... More


Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book provides a comprehensive comparative review of the common law doctrine of forum non conveniens as it is practiced and applied in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and ... More


Canada

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter details the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in Canada, from early primary reliance on UK law to a modern doctrine that overlaps with decisions on ... More


Common Law Forum Non Conveniens: Four Countries, Four Approaches

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an overview of the doctrine of forum non conveniens as it is applied in the four principal common law jurisdictions: the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and ... More


Australia

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter details the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in Australia, including the movement away from strict application of UK precedent to the development or ... More


Personal Jurisdiction

Michael Karayanni

in Conflicts in a Conflict: A Conflict of Laws Case Study on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199873715
eISBN:
9780199366477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873715.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The ability of Israeli courts to deal with personal actions related in one way or another to the Palestinian Territories, both before and after the Oslo Peace Process is the subject of this chapter. ... More


Forum Non Conveniens in the Fourth Restatement

Donald Earl Childress

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes the approach taken by the Fourth Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States to the forum non conveniens doctrine in light of the doctrine’s history and ... More


Liability in Tort of Private Military and Security Companies: Jurisdictional Issues and Applicable Law

Andrea Atteritano

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with tort liability of private military and security companies (PMSCs), addressing issues concerning the competent jurisdiction and the applicable law. It discusses the ... More


How Far Is Bhopal? Inconvenient Forums and Corporate Comparison

Jennifer Wenzel

in The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286782
eISBN:
9780823288885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286782.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter proposes the multinational corporation as an axis for literary comparison. Charting Dow Chemical’s history of harm, it links Indra Sinha’s Bhopal novel Animal’s People to Agent Orange ... More


An Inconvenient Forum?

Susanna Rankin Bohme

in Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Beginning in 1983, Central American banana workers sterilized by DBCP sued fruit and chemical companies in the United States, a process characterized by conflicts over location, translation, and ... More


Flexible Jurisdiction-regulating Rules

Yuval Shany

in Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211791
eISBN:
9780191706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211791.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the application of two general principles that may regulate the jurisdictional relations of national and international courts: comity and abuse of right (abus de droit). It ... More


The International Court of Justice and Private International Law Thoughts The Lalive Lecture Series 9 July 2007

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0103
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

What is the essence of private international law? Typically referred to as constituting ‘the essence’ are topics related to: jurisdiction to hear and determine a case; the applicable law; the ... More


National Law, Transnational Justice?

Susanna Rankin Bohme

in Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Beginning in 1999, DBCP-affected Nicaraguans organized a national movement for the passage of a law that would counter U.S. defendants’ forum non conveniens strategy by facilitating DBCP cases in ... More


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