Blog Posts: Christopher R. Bagley (Chris)

Christopher R. Bagley (Chris)

Why journal? Write about international law, practice professionalism

Irrespective of its particular subject matter, a journal is a terrific setting to begin building a reputation for professionalism, reliability, and thoughtfulness. My fellow-editors have been my first set of colleagues in our profession, and also my first set of clients. 
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No Comments | Posted by Christopher R. Bagley (Chris) on Mon. March 28, 2016 7:34 PM
Categories: International Law

SAS wins $79m judgment after finessing comity and collateral estoppel

A $79 million judgment for SAS earlier this month was based on the software company’s federal copyright claim and various state-law claims, but it also depended on comity and several other principles of international law.


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No Comments | Posted by Christopher R. Bagley (Chris) on Sun. October 25, 2015 3:33 PM
Categories: Conflict of Laws, European Union, Intellectual property, United Kingdom, United States

Could Zimbabwe extradite the hunter who shot Cecil?

Conservation groups have called for a Minnesota dentist to be federally prosecuted for tracking and killing one of southern Africa's best-known lions last month. That doesn't seem likely to happen, but he could face a years-long extradition battle and poaching charges in Zimbabwe.


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No Comments | Posted by Christopher R. Bagley (Chris) on Mon. August 3, 2015 3:10 PM
Categories: Africa, Conservation, Environmental, Extradition, International Law, Natural resources, Zimbabwe

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose: The more things change, the more they stay the same

“Comity” remains the most important principal governing recognition of foreign-country judgments; Professor Ronald Brand breathed new life into Hilton last month at the ILJ symposium. Brand, a professor of international law at Pitt, argued that long-ignored dictum from Hilton could help nations resolve their two fundamentally different approaches to judgment recognition.


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Posted by Christopher R. Bagley (Chris) on Fri. February 6, 2015 8:45 AM
Categories: Conflict of Laws, Symposium

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