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Legal Memorandum: Granting Jurisdictional Discovery in VI

Issue: Can a court in the Virgin Islands grant jurisdictional discovery?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Jurisdictional discovery; Court; Frivolous
Jurisdiction: Virgin Islands
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 11/01/2008

“In the Third Circuit, the rule ‘is generally that jurisdictional discovery should be allowed unless the plaintiff’s claim is “clearly frivolous.”‘”  Unlimited Holdings, Inc. v. Bertram Yacht, Inc., No. 2005-46 (D.V.I. Mar. 24, 2005). 

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