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Part I Introduction, Ch.2 Historical Development and Current Theories

J J Fawcett LLB, PhD, Solicitor, J M Carruthers LLB (Hons), Dip LP, PhD, Solicitor
Edited By: Sir Peter North CBE, QC, MA, DCL, FBA

From: Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law (14th Edition)

James J Fawcett, Janeen M Carruthers
Edited By: Sir Peter North (Consultant Editor)

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From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 October 2021

Choice of law — Jurisdictional and choice of court agreements
Private international law as found in England is a substantive part of English law and was, until the last two or three decades, almost entirely the result of judicial decisions; though it is now the case that a considerable part of this field of law has been embodied in legislation. The writings of jurists in other countries, however, have influenced its growth to a considerable extent, especially through those doctrines that have found acceptance on the Continent. Twentieth century analyses of the basis of the subject, particularly those carried out in the USA,...
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