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Joint Resolution 0016

Joint Resolution 0016

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Foreign law. Prohibits the enforcement of a law established and used outside the jurisdiction of the United States if the enforcement would violate a right granted by the Constitution of the State of Indiana or the Constitution of the United States. Provides that a provision in a contract or agreement calling for the application of foreign law is not enforceable and is void if the provision cannot be modified, unless the contract explicitly states that it will be enforced in accordance with foreign law. Prohibits a court from granting certain motions to transfer a case to another jurisdiction if the transfer is likely to affect the constitutional rights of the nonmoving party. This proposed amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly.
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