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Conflict Of Laws
conflict of laws
:opposition or conflict between the applicable laws of different states or jurisdictions regarding the rights of the parties in a case
: a branch of law that deals with the resolution of such conflict and the determination of the law applicable to cases in which the laws of different jurisdictions are asserted
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.