Private International Law I: Conflict of Laws - LAW 405

The course examines the following topics:
• Definition, nature, and scope of Private International Law, its relation to
International Law;
• General historical development of the doctrines of Private International Law; and
• The conflict of laws theory: Rules of conflict, classification and qualification, public policy, falsity before the law, rules of the foreign law.
Language of Instruction: English (legal terms, however, are also given in Arabic and French).