19Dec
By: Autumn On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Israel has a rich background -- the Jewish people have one of the longest histories of any contemporary population.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Context and precise language are critical to clear communication, and nowhere is this idea more true than in the law, especially when multiple languages are involved.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law, Legal Resources Comments: 0

Although they are all attorneys, English and Welsh lawyers are classified as either solicitors or barristers — and each play a different role in serving clients.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Many attorneys approach LLS with questions about serving process on defendants who are located in “unincorporated, organized territories” of the US.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News, Service of Process Comments: 0

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

When dealing with international service of process, attorneys should be cognizant of the different rules regarding waiver of service by defendants.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking, International Law, Service of Process Comments: 0

Although the hundreds of legal systems in the world differ greatly, their roots and differences can be traced to two distinct sources: the English common law, which has evolved over a millennium, and the Napoleonic Code, which dawned at the turn of the 19th century.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

In many civil law systems, particularly in continental Europe, service of process is most commonly carried out by special officers of local courts. The French Huissier de Justice and Dutch Gerechtsdeurwaarder are respected members of the legal profession in France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands and Québec.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Imagine a scenario where a plaintiff vacationing at a Jamaican resort is seriously injured by a scuba diving mask which is manufactured and sold by a company in Switzerland, and also contains an allegedly defective part supplied by an Austrian manufacturer.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Litigation Support, Service of Process Comments: 0

Litigation of mass torts or product liability claims often have an international component, as one or more of the defendants involved may be outside the US.

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