Restatement of the Law Third,

Conflict of Laws

This project will reexamine the increasingly important subject of conflict of laws in light of significant legal developments in the field since the influential Restatement Second was published in 1971.
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    Tentative Draft No. 2
    206 pages, 2021, #1R3CLTD2E

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Project Status at a Glance .............................................................................................. xv

    Foreword.................................................................................................. .....................xvii

    Reporters’ Memorandum  ............................................................................................ xix

    Projected Overall Table of Contents............................................................................ xxv

     

    CHAPTER 1

    INTRODUCTION

     

    § 1.01. State and Nation Defined...................................................................................... 1

    § 1.02. Subject Matter of Conflict of Laws...................................................................... 3

    § 1.03. Law, Internal Law, and Whole Law Defined..................................................... 10

    § 1.04. Interstate and International Conflict of Laws.................................................... 18

     

    CHAPTER 2

    DOMICILE

    § 2.01. Domicile of Natural and Juridical Persons........................................................ 21

    § 2.02. Domicile of Natural Persons.............................................................................. 27

    § 2.03. Definition of Domicile for a Natural Person..................................................... 39

    § 2.04. Domicile of Origin............................................................................................. 53

    § 2.05. Domicile of Minors............................................................................................ 56

    § 2.06. Changing a Natural Person’s Domicile.............................................................. 62

    § 2.07. Presence Under Compulsion.............................................................................. 79

    § 2.08. Domicile for Juridical Persons........................................................................... 85

    § 2.09. The Law Determining Domicile....................................................................... 104

    CHAPTER 5

    CHOICE OF LAW

    Topic 2

    FOREIGN LAW

    Introductory Comment................................................................................................. 109

    § 5.06. Notice of Foreign Law...................................................................................... 121

    § 5.07. Information About Foreign Law....................................................................... 136

    § 5.08. Determination of Foreign Law......................................................................... 162

    Appendix. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 2.................................................... 173

     

    Tentative Draft No. 2 includes Chapter 1, Introduction; Chapter 2, Domicile; and Topic 2, Foreign Law, of Chapter 5, Choice of Law. The membership voted to approve this draft at the 2021 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text is published.

     
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    Tentative Draft No. 1
    #1R3CLTD1E

     

    Tentative Draft No. 1 contains §§ 1.01-1.04 of Chapter 1, Introduction; §§ 2.01-2.09 of Chapter 2, Domicile; and §§ 5.06 -5.08 of Chapter 5, Topic 2, Foreign Law. This draft was prepared for consideration at the 2020 Annual Meeting, which was cancelled. The draft has not been considered by the membership of ALI and therefore does not represent the position of the Institute on any of the issues with which it deals. The draft may be revised or supplemented prior to consideration by the membership in 2021.