Month: June 2018

  • This Week In Trump

    I haven’t written anything political for a while, for two reasons. I read a lot of political opinion and analysis, and I think that in 2018, no one I’m reading is actually helping to make things better. And these are mostly very good writers who make their living writing about politics. If we are going […]

  • I’ll Be Back Soon!

    Readers, I’ll be away for a few days. Stay tuned for posts on a new First Circuit Section 1782 case, a new Singapore decision under COCA, and more! I expect the first new post will be on a Friday.

  • Cert. Watch: Sudan v. Harrison and Kumar v. Sudan

    Here is an update to an earlier cert. watch on an interesting service of process question under the FSIA. There are now two petitions before the Supreme Court, Republic of Sudan v. Harrison, No. 16-1094, and Kumar v. Republic of Sudan, No. 17-1269. The question in both is whether you can serve process on a […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Accent Delight

    The case of the day is In re Application of Accent Delight International, Ltd. (S.D.N.Y. 2018). The case is part of the same § 1782 proceeding I covered in a post from August 2017, and so I am not going to repeat the facts.

  • Case of the Day: Animal Science Products v. Hebei Welcome

    The case of the day is Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. (S. Ct. 2018). I noted the case back in January. The case was a class action brought by purchasers of vitamin C against four Chinese manufacturers of the product, claiming they had agreed to fix the price of the product […]