By Davy Karkason
Founding Attorney

Davy Karkason and Debbie Karkason report on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that has impacted Section 1782 of the United States Code.

Section 1782 explained

Section 1782 of the United States Code is a legislative provision formulated to aid litigants in obtaining discovery from sources within the U.S. for use in foreign or international judicial proceedings. This statute – 28 U.S.C.A. § 1782 (West) – operates as a channel for parties in international disputes to procure evidence situated in the U.S., encompassing testimonies or documents, to facilitate their litigation in foreign or international tribunals. Id.

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About the Author
As a lawyer and the founder of Transnational Matters, Davy Aaron Karkason represents numerous international companies and a wide variety of industries in Florida, the U.S., and abroad. He is dedicated to fighting against unjust expropriation and unfair treatment of any individual or entity involved in an international matter. Mr. Karason received his B.A. in Political Science & International Relations with a Minor in Criminal Justice from Nova Southeastern University. If you have any questions about this article you can contact Davy Karkason through our contact page.