oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Enforcement of a foreign judgment sounding in money against a fugitive from justice

Volume 07, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



I n Steinberg v Cosmopolitan National Bank of Chicago, according to the court , the question before it was whether a foreign judgment sounding in money which, as the court assumed, did not possess international validity because the defendant did not reside at the commencement o f the proceedings within the jurisdiction of the court which gave the judgment , could be enforced a gainst a fugitive from the justice of that court. The three separate judgments warrant , with respect, criticism, but before e ntering upon such criticism the judgments will be set out as far as it appears necessary.

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