30Apr

Over the years, LLS has been involved in several cases concerning looted Nazi art.

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02Apr
By: Tom On: April 2, 2019 In: In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

On February 27, 2019, SCOTUS handed down its review of the International Finance Corporation's appellate court's opinion. Herein we brief that opinion.

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02Aug
By: Tom On: August 2, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

In March of 2018, a court of appeals in the United Kingdom issued an opinion concerning cross-examination within the context of the Hague Evidence Convention.

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24Jul
By: Tom On: July 24, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court Comments: 0

Do German defendants have a right to refuse to testify? And if so, what kind of an impact does this have on the VW litigation?

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11Jun

Can private parties contract away formal service of process? A recent case examines this question.

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05Jun
By: Tom On: June 5, 2018 In: In Court, International Litigation, Legal News Comments: 0

SCOTUS to hear case on the nature of the immunity granted to international organizations.

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31May
By: Tom On: May 31, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

The HEC clearly contemplates that judicial assistance is to be provide for documentary and testimonial evidence. But does the HEC contemplate judicial assistance for obtaining physical evidence?

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05Jun

Most federal courts require plaintiffs to attempt service via the Treaty before the courts are willing to authorize service by other means. But a recent judicial order makes it clear that Rule 4 is not explicitly hierarchical.

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04Jan

In the US, the Hague Convention’s use of the word “send” rather than “serve” almost immediately created a split in the Circuit Courts over whether documents “sent” via article 10(a) to a foreign defendant constituted valid service of originating process.

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30Nov
By: Autumn On: November 30, 2016 In: In Court, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Each year, the US immigration court representatives hear dozens of languages on a regular basis. But which languages are most popular? And what happens when people speak an indigenous language while in that court?

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