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Discovery In International Legal Developments Year In Review: 1996, Christopher J. Borgen Jan 1997

Discovery In International Legal Developments Year In Review: 1996, Christopher J. Borgen

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American procedure regarding international discovery stems from 28 U.S.C. ยงยง 1781-83, and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP or Rule) 28(b). Broadly speaking, these rules are concerned with the mechanics of assessing requests for discovery in the United States to assist a proceeding in a foreign country and attempts by one or more parties before a U.S. court to obtain evidence located in another country. This article serves as a brief review of developments during the year.