Month: September 2012

  • Belfast Project: Moloney & McIntyre Seek a Stay in the Supreme Court

    In the Belfast Project case, Ed Moloney & Anthony McIntyre have sought a stay of the First Circuit’s judgment in the Supreme Court. They filed their application on September 28. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court does not make filings electronically available, as the other federal courts do, but I am trying to obtain a copy and […]

  • Update on the Heller Subpoena

    In a new article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Chevron suggests that it subpoenaed Kevin Jon Heller’s gmail account because it didn’t believe that the account belonged to him. This hardly seems credible—Chevron could simply have asked Heller, or it could have done five minutes of googling. I want to clear up a misconception that […]

  • Lago Agrio: The Heller Subpoena

    As I reported on Wednesday, Chevron issued a subpoena to blogger Kevin Jon Heller of Opinio Juris, who has been highly critical of Chevron in the Lago Agrio litigation. Heller had some back-and-forth with Chevron advocate (and Letters Blogatory contributor) Doug Cassel and his fellow bloggers Roger Alford and Kenneth Anderson in the comments to […]

  • Judicial Review under the Hague Service Convention in Germany

    IJA Brigade correspondent Peter Bert returns today with a post on the procedure under which a German defendant can challenge service of process under the Hague Service Convention in the German courts after service has been made. I had asked Peter a question about this in another context, and he was good enough to expand […]

  • Case of the Day: Ritter Disposables v. Protner Nuevas Tecnicas

    The case of the day is Ritter Disposables v. Protner Nuevas Tecnicas (E.D. Ark. 2012). Ritter was a Flordia corporation with its principal office in Arkansas. Protner was a Spanish corporation; the other defendant, Javier Masiá, was a Spaniard acting on behalf of Protner. The claim was that Protner and Ritter had a contract under […]