Conflict of laws: potential for international frictions:
See Brief for Governments of Federal Republic of Germany et al. as Amici Curiae, O. T. 2003, No. 03–724, p. 11 (identifying “controversial features of the U. S. legal system,” including treble damages, extensive discovery, jury trials, class actions, contingency fees, and punitive damages).
(U.S.S.C., June 20, 2016, RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community, Docket 15-138, J. Alito).