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This article considers some of the current tactical and legal issues counsel must face in bringing the Japanese defendant into an American court. Much of the discussion is also relevant to service in other foreign countries. The article concludes with a recipe for the proper preparation of service of process which the Japanese defendant should find irresistible.



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