The article discusses federalism and the participation of the U.S. in the intergovernmental private law unification process as of July 2011, focusing on the Hague Conference on Private International Law, the role of the U.S. State Department in facilitating changes to state laws in the U.S., and the view of the U.S. towards private international law (PIL) conventions. The United Nations (UN) Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is also mentioned.
Peter H. Pfund,
Federalism and U.S. Participation in Intergovernmental Efforts to Unify Private Law,
Vill. L. Rev.
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