I often review contracts for clients that are doing business with companies from out-of-state. Inevitably these contracts will have a choice of law provision that says the laws of [insert state] apply. Clients usually take it for granted that a court will apply the laws of the state referenced in the contract.

But a recent

Mark Toth of the Manpower Employment Law Blog has an interesting post on "hooking up at work" and whether love contracts are a good idea.  This is where co-workers sign a contract in order to protect the company and the employees involved against sexual harassment or other discrimination charges.  Mark says he doesn’t think the agreements are necessarily a