Cessna Wants Italian Proceedings Admitted In Suit

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 7:12 PM EDT) -- Cessna Aircraft Co. has objected to rulings allowing the family of a victim in a 2001 fatal airplane crash in Milan, Italy, to present arguments and evidence inconsistent with Italian courts' findings and excluding transcripts from Italian proceedings.

Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres clearly erred in ignoring the findings of Italian courts, according to a statement of objections Cessna made Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Transcripts of the Italian proceedings are admissible under federal rules of evidence, and the preclusive...
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