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Owens v. Republic of Sudan, 14-5105

Held that claimants whose family members were harmed in a terrorist attack may state a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress even if the claimants were not present at the scene of the attack. The case involved District of Columbia tort law and terrorist bombings in East Africa.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/05/21


  • Ginsburg


  • United States DC Circuit


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