On June 16th, the Seventh Circuit held that a federal district court has the authority to temporarily seize the passports of judgment-debtors who are subject to a production of assets order. The facts presented the rare case where such an order was justified in that debtors had previously transferred abroad all of the funds subject to the order and were simultaneously hesitant to disclose information that would have revealed those transfers. Bank of America, N.A. v. Veluchamy.