A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782

United States federal statute 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 gives a U.S. federal court discretion to grant foreign litigants access to information in the U.S. that is unavailable otherwise. Section 1782 is not a conduit to circumvent the law in the foreign proceedings, nor a method to fish for information that is protected abroad. This note provides a primer on Section 1782.… Read More A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782

Primer on Improper Grounds to Vacate a Judgment – the Unreasonable Motion to Vacate

You just won a case, the window for rehearing has elapsed; you take a breath, and then receive a motion to vacate. What now? Check the timing, events after judgment, and grounds alleged to initially make sure the motion is not using improper grounds to vacate. After reading below, if you have more questions on… Read More Primer on Improper Grounds to Vacate a Judgment – the Unreasonable Motion to Vacate