TITLE

THE FORUM NON CONVENIENS MOTION AND THE DEATH OF THE MOTH: A DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE IN THE POST-SINOCHEM ERA

AUTHOR(S)
Greenberg, Michael
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a defense counsel perspective on the status of the federal doctrine of forum non conveniens within the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It explores the history of the doctrine since its inception in state courts, to its formal recognition by the Supreme Court and its present status. It reviews the Supreme Court ruling on the case of Sinochem International with respect to the doctrine. Suggestions are provided on what defense counsel should consider when making a forum nons conveniens dismissal motion.
ACCESSION #
41995311

 

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