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.