Month: December 2013

  • Case of the Day: Republic of Ecuador v. Hinchee

    The case of the day is Republic of Ecuador v. Hinchee (11th Cir. 2013). I covered the case in the district court back in December 2012. You may want to read this post in conjunction with my post on Ecuador v. Bjorkman, a similar case in the Tenth Circuit. As in Bjorkman, the main question […]

  • Case of the Day: Sikhs For Justice v. Badal

    The case of the day is Sikhs for Justice v. Badal (7th Cir. 2013). We considered an unrelated Sikhs for Justice case in March 2012. In today’s case, Sikhs for Justice accused Parkash Singh Badal, the Chief Minister of the state of Punjab, of overseeing police implicated in extrajudicial killings and torture in Punjab. The […]

  • Letters Blogatory’s Top Ten Posts for 2013

    Merry Christmas! Here’s a list of the top ten most-read posts from Letters Blogatory during 2013. If you missed some of these posts, why not take a look? Of course, the Lago Agrio case is well represented. The Belfast Project itself isn’t represented in the top ten, but one of the ancillary aspects of the […]

  • Fanny Cornette on EC Regulation 1393/2007

    Letters Blogatory contributor Fanny Cornette shares thoughts on the recent European Commission report on the operation of EC Regulation 1393/2007 Once again, I want to write a post concerning a regulation of the European Union. EC Regulation 1393/2007 is, for the member states of the European Union, the counterpart of the 1965 Hague Convention on […]

  • Case of the Day: Callaway v. Kittler

    The case of the day is Callaway v. Kittler (M.D. Fla. 2013). Carol Callaway alleged that Martin Kittler, who resided in the Czech Republic, had injured her in an automobile accident in Florida. She sued in the Osceloa County Circuit Court in Florida. She sought to serve process on Kittler by service on the Florida […]