Foreign Law in American Courts
California Court Refuses to Apply Iranian Law, in Part Because It Reflects Religious Ideology Rather Than Economic Interest
Plaintiff had been an Iranian citizen exposed to asbestos in Iran, from 1959 to 1979; he then moved to California (after defendants' negligent conduct took place), and developed mesothelioma and died.
So holds a Connecticut decision, I think correctly:
Under Colorado law, the decree stripped a juvenile court of the jurisdiction over an attempt to terminate the parents' parental rights.