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Conflict of Laws

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Law Librarian: Ken Rodriguez

Ken Rodriguez

Reference & Intellectual Property Law Librarian

About Conflict of Laws

"Conflict of Laws is the body of law that applies to legal relationships and disputes that have connections to more than one state or country. . . . Conflicts courses and treatises traditionally cover three topic areas: (1) personal jurisdiction (the power of courts to bind parties by their judgments), (2) choice of law (the law that courts apply in disputes where more than one law might apply), and (3) enforcement of judgments, including judgments from other court systems." (From Conflict of Laws: Examples & Explanations.)

Study Aids

Online access: The GW Law Library provides access to the Aspen Learning Library, which includes the Examples & Explanations series and CrunchTime study guides; and the LexisNexis Digital Library, which includes the Understanding and Q&A series. When prompted to login, use your GW Law email address and password.

Print study aids may be borrowed from the Reserve Collection at the Law Library's Circulation/Reserve Desk for up to 2 hours. Older editions may be found in the Law Library stacks. For more study aids in the Law Library's collection, please consult our Study Aids guide.



Hornbooks are concise one-volume legal treatises, written primarily for law students on subjects typically covered by law school courses.