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Practical Guide for Conducting Extra-Territorial Discovery for Use in U.S. Litigation

With criminal litigation involving foreign parties and witnesses escalating ...
Publisher: Michie
Print Book :1 volume, hardbound
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ISBN: 9780327015932
Publisher: Michie
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With criminal litigation involving foreign parties and witnesses escalating at an ever-increasing pace, your ability to conduct discovery abroad in accordance with all the relevant rules and procedures is more important than ever.

This easy-to-use deskbook and "pathfinder" helps U.S. litigators conduct discovery abroad. It provides you with relevant forms, practice tips, and detailed analysis of applicable rules and laws. It also directs you to on-line resources, contact information, pertinent case law, and other helpful reference and treatise materials.

Table of Contents

Distinction between evidence-gathering in the U.S. and other countries

U.S. State Department contacts and on-line tools

Advantages and disadvantages of competing foreign discovery rules

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Aerospatiale

Foreign discovery under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Foreign discovery under the Hague Evidence Convention

Letters Rogatory: Customary judicial assistance

Foreign Discovery: A country-by-country look