John Coyle on the History of the Choice-of-Law Clause

John Coyle, professor of law at the University of North Carolina, joins the Business Scholarship Podcast to discuss his recent article A Short History of the Choice-of-Law Clause. Coyle uses a historical survey of published cases and form books to trace the growth of the contractual choice-of-law clause from early domestic and commercial uses in the late 19th century through the adoption of the Uniform Commercial Code and the “Conflicts Revolution” in the 1950s and 1960s.