• Comparison of the Discovery Process in Civil Litigation in the U.S. and Germany - An Introduction
  • August 11, 2015 | Author: Claudia Borsutzki
  • Law Firm: Murchison & Cumming, LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • In light of the growth of border-crossing commerce and rapid development of international business relations, international law is becoming a more and more important part of the structure of our growing global society. This article focuses on the law of civil procedure in different jurisdictions, with specific focus on the United States (California) and German legal systems. While the initiation of a lawsuit is similar in both countries, there are significant differences in the civil litigation discovery process (the trial will be addressed in a subsequent article).