Professor Marshfield has also served as a consultant to foreign officials regarding issues of constitutional revision, and he has advised public policy groups regarding voter awareness and ballot issues. From Native American law to trial advocacy, and from environmental law to human rights, UCLA Law is home to top programs, centers and institutes that offer unique learning opportunities and a chance for students to make an impact while still in school. Conflict of laws, or private international law in civil law countries, concerns which jurisdiction a legal dispute between private parties should be heard in and which jurisdiction’s law should be applied.
- In civil law systems such as those of Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Greece, there is a distinct category of notary, a legally trained public official, compensated by the parties to a transaction.
- It concerns mortgages, rental agreements, licences, covenants, easements and the statutory systems for land registration.