Ted Folkman (@tedfolkman) practices law in Boston where he is the founder of Folkman LLC. Widely known in the field of international judicial assistance, he is the author of the blog Letters Blogatory, which has been recognized as one of the best law blogs by the ABA, and International Judicial Assistance: Serving Process, Taking Evidence, Enforcing Judgments and Awards (MCLE 2d ed.). Mr. Folkman is the Co-Chair of the International Law Section of the Boston Bar Association and was elected to the American Law Institute in 2018.
Posts by Ted Folkman
[This post originally appeared at Letters Blogatory and is reprinted here with the author’s permission.] Bill Dodge has a really interesting post about a decision from the bench in an SDNY Section 1782 case, In re Fourworld Event Opportunities Fund. Decisions like this are from the darkest corner of the legal dark web. They are not published. They are not available…Continue Reading
The Hague Service Convention is supposed to provide a reliable means of serving process abroad. But what can the United States do about countries like Russia that refuse to execute U.S. requests for service? In an earlier post, I suggested that the Convention could be interpreted, or reinterpreted, to permit service by email in states…Continue Reading