conflict of law(s) legal definition
- A conflict between the laws
of two or more states or countries that would apply to a legal action in which
the underlying dispute, transaction, or event affects or has a connection to
area of law that deals with the problems arising from such a conflict. See also
choice of law, comity, federalism,
forum nonconveniens, full faith and credit, lex loci contractus, lex loci
delicti, and uniform laws.