Pathfinders prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch
OLR Research Reports - Office of Legislative Research:
asked if a citizen of Italy visiting Connecticut can drive here using his
Italian driver's license.
Collection - 2002-R-0302
Injuries Sustained in Foreign Countries
You asked whether people injured in a foreign country by a defective product
made in Connecticut can: (1) sue the manufacturer in a Connecticut court,
(2) bring a criminal action against it in Connecticut, and (3) enforce a
judgment they secure against it in a foreign country in a Connecticut court?
Service of process outside country to be in accordance with treaty or
convention or court order.
Discovery outside country to be in accordance with treaty or convention or
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the full-text of the Connecticut statutes:https://search.cga.state.ct.us/r/statute/
U.S. Department of State - International Judicial
Useful Websites for Research
The American Society of International Law Electronic Resource Guide
Includes research guides on human rights law, international commercial
arbitration, international criminal law, international economic law,
international environmental law, international intellectual property law,
international organizations, private international law, treaties, and United
Foreign & International Law
Gateways (Harvard Law School)
Law: Law Databases
Links to Cornell Law
Library's subscription databases, selected subscription databases provided
by Cornell University Library, and selected free resources.
Hague Conference on Private International Law
Hague Conventions with status tables that list the member states, the dates
of signatures, ratifications, accessions and entries into force, the
authorities designated, etc.
U.S. Department of State - Private International Law
Provides a convenient location to find treaties in force for the United
States, other international instruments, and information on current
negotiations and projects covering the private international law of such
areas as trade and commerce, finance and banking, trusts and estates, family
and children matters, and international judicial assistance
- World Legal Information Institute
Free, independent, and non-profit access to worldwide law