Maggie Gardner

Cornell Law School

Maggie Gardner

Maggie Gardner (@maggiekgardner) is a Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. She has served as an Associate Managing Editor for AJIL Unbound, as a co-chair for the Junior International Law Scholars Association, and as a fellow in the Appeals Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Before entering academia, she worked as a litigation associate at WilmerHale LLP and clerked for federal appellate and district court judges. Her articles on international litigation in U.S. courts have been published in such journals as the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Virginia Law Review, NYU Law Review, and Stanford Law Review.

Posts by Maggie Gardner

How Do Federal Courts Determine Foreign Law?

Sarah Alsaden has recently published her research on how federal district judges are determining the content of foreign law. Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 44.1, a federal court’s determination of foreign law is a question of law (not of fact), and “[i]n determining foreign law, the court may consider any relevant material or source,…

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TLB Turns Two!

Two years ago today, we launched the Transnational Litigation Blog in hopes of building a community of practitioners, academics, and students similarly interested in these fascinating and important issues. We are grateful to all of our readers, and we are especially grateful to the 91 authors (in addition to the five of us) who have…

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How To Find Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Website Operators

The Supreme Court’s recent personal jurisdiction decisions have raised more questions than they have answered. Meanwhile, the high Court has studiously avoided explaining how twentieth-century personal jurisdiction doctrine should map onto a twenty-first century world defined by Internet commerce, global supply chains, and cloud computing. The work of maintaining and updating a practical framework for…

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