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Bennett v. Islamic Repub. of Iran, 09-5147

In proceedings arising from a deadly bombing in Jerusalem, wherein plaintiffs sought to satisfy a default judgment against the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iranian Ministry of Information and Security, a district court's order quashing writs of attachment against five of Iran's former diplomatic properties located in the District of Columbia is affirmed where section 201 of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act precluded the attachments.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/10/2010
  • Published 09/10/2010


  • Thomas B. Griffith


  • United States DC Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • John Vail, Samantha L. Chaifetz