Questions on resolving true conflicts – the law of the forum
1) Why is Lilienthal a true conflict case?
2) Given what you’ve learned from Lilienthal, would you ever contract with an Oregonian, anywhere?
3) Why does the Lilienthal court not apply the public policy exception? What is the difference between the court’s ultimate reasoning and the public policy exception?
4) The Lilienthal court concludes that
5) Is it really true, as the Lilienthal court
says, that “[t]he
interests of neither jurisdiction are clearly more important than those
other”? Would the court have come to a different conclusion if
6) What would happen if a
7) Doesn’t a law-of-the-forum approach to true conflicts encourage forum shopping?