Water Splash v. Menon: Cert. Granted
On Friday, the Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari in Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon, the case that squarely raises the question of how to interpret Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention. Does it permit service of process abroad by mail, or not?
Relist Watch: Water Splash v. Menon
I’m interrupting my travel just for a moment to report that the Supreme Court has relisted Water Splash v. Menon, the case we’ve been following on the interpretation of Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention, for its conference of December 2. I hope SCOTUSBlog will not frown on my use of the term “relist […]
Cert. Watch: Water Splash v. Menon
Back in July 2015, I covered Menon v. Water Splash, Inc., 472 S.W.3d 28 (Tex. Ct. App. 2015), a case in which the Texas Court of Appeals held, erroneously and over a strong dissent, that Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention does not permit service by mail, because it refers to “sending” rather than […]
Case of the Day: Menon v. Water Splash
The case of the day is Menon v. Water Splash, Inc. (Tex. Ct. App. 2015). Water Splash, a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in New York, sued Tara Menon, a Canadian national residing in Quebec, in a Texas court. The claim was that Menon had been Water Splash’s regional sales representative and […]