Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 11 (1994): Public Policy
Completed October 1991, with a few more recent references.
1. The problem. – The study of the conflict of laws is unlike that of an exact science. Notwithstanding all the precautions taken by those who formulate a rule of the conflict of laws, it can happen that its application leads to an undesirable result. Further, the need to provide a correcting mechanism for the conflicts rule is often frowned upon.
The process of adjustment may concentrate on the technique of determining the applicable…