Plaintiff and defendant
State and accused
The choice of forum and choice of law class
Forum non convenience
Have to make sure that there is another court that is better off hearing this case
Conflicts of law
Is there international law? Yes, no like US system.
Comity= what keeps governments respecting the rules and laws of another.
Sovereign immunity vs act of state.
Respecting another sovereigns laws
SI= is a doctrine international
The Maquette Habana
Essential fact: The U.S. Navy captured and sold the Spanish fishing ships as the prize of
Issue: Whether or not the Spanish fishing ships were subject to be captured as the prize