Professor Horton Addresses 'The Case of Heir Hunters' at Tulane Event

Professor David Horton spoke at the Tulane/ACTEC (American College of Trust And Estate Counsel Foundation) Symposium on Conflict of Laws in Trusts and Estates, hosted by Tulane Law School on Oct. 21 in New Orleans.

Horton presented “Sticky Omitted Choice-of-Law Clauses: The Case of Heir Hunters” as part of the “Autonomy in Choice of Law” session.

David Horton, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, joined the UC Davis Law faculty in 2012. His primary research and teaching interests are wills and trusts, contracts, and arbitration law.  In 2015, his article "In Partial Defense of Probate: Evidence from Alameda County, California" was selected as the winner of the 29th annual Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Scholarly Paper Competition and he was honored with UC Davis School of Law’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

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