Seventh Circuit Clarifies Standards for 28 U.S.C § 1782 Discovery Requests
From the ABA's Litigation News, April 20, 2001:
Foreign litigants are increasingly using federal district courts to obtain discovery from U.S. companies through a federal statute designed to encourage other countries to liberalize their discovery procedures. A recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit provides an overview of the considerations and analysis applicable to discovery requests under 28 U.S.C. § 1782. Applications of Heraeus Kulzer, Gmbh v. Biomet, Inc. [PDF].
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