Day: May 16, 2011

  • Which Courts Decide The Most Judicial Assistance Cases?

    The U.S. judicial assistance decisions are not evenly distributed throughout the country. I thought it would be interesting to see which courts have decided the most cases within the Letters Blogatory scope of coverage. There are some caveats, cautions, and provisos. We have only about five months of decisions. My Westlaw query may have missed […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Chevron Corp.

    The case of the day, In re Chevron Corp. (D. Md. 2010), is one of Chevron’s applications for judicial assistance in the Lago Agrio case. Chevron sought discovery from two of the Lago Agrio plaintiffs’ experts. It sought the discovery for use in the Lago Agrio case itself as well as for use in the […]