Appellate Rulings Depart From Treaty Interpretation Norms
Peter S. Selvin, Chair of ECJ's Insurance Coverage and Recovery Department, published an article in the June 29, 2020 issue of the Daily Journal titled, "Appellate Rulings Depart From Treaty Interpretation Norms".
International treaties and conventions are considered to be under federal law and without regard to state common law. Peter discusses two appellate court decisions that "illustrate a departure from this practice". The respective courts in both cases used U.S. common law to reach their agreements.
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Peter is a business trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. While he specializes in the areas of insurance coverage and international litigation, his experience has touched many different areas of law, including real estate, intellectual property and professional liability disputes. Within those areas, Peter’s practice includes both trying cases and counseling clients on how to avoid litigation. Chief among his strengths is his ability to counsel clients and help achieve strategic business solutions