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Saada v. Golan

United States Second Circuit
International Law, Civil Procedure, Family Law
Affirmed in part, vacated in part, remanded. The District Court erred in granting a petition to have a child returned to his habitual home of Italy...
07/19/2019 19-820-cv

Venckiene v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
International Law, Constitutional Law
District judge’s denial of stay in an extradition treaty request affirmed, where the political offense exception in the Lithuania-US extradition...
07/15/2019 18-2529

Bascunan v. Elsaca

United States Second Circuit
International Law, Civil Procedure, Banking Law
In a civil RICO case, held that a Chilean national may sue another Chilean national in the United States, because extraterritoriality issues did not...
06/13/2019 18‐2731

Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization

United States Second Circuit
Military Law, International Law
Held that eleven American families could not revive their lawsuit against the Palestinian Authority and others for various terror attacks in Israel...
06/03/2019 15-3135-cv

US v. Knotek

United States Ninth Circuit
International Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Rejected a U.S. citizen's challenge to an order certifying him as extraditable to the Czech Republic, where he had been convicted of attempted...
06/03/2019 17-55572

Kashef v. BNP Paribas S.A.

United States Second Circuit
International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Revived a New York tort lawsuit alleging that a French bank that evaded U.S. sanctions on Sudan aided and abetted the Sudanese regime in its...
05/22/2019 18-1304

Owens v. Republic of Sudan

United States DC Circuit
Military Law, International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that claimants whose family members were harmed in a terrorist attack may state a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress even if...
05/21/2019 14-5105

Estate of Klieman v. Palestinian Authority

United States DC Circuit
Military Law, International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian Liberation Organization, in this lawsuit brought by...
05/14/2019 15-7034

McDonnel Group, L.L.C. v. Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch

United States Fifth Circuit
International Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In an insurance dispute, addressed an issue relating to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. Held that an...
05/13/2019 18-30817

Maalouf v. Islamic Republic of Iran

United States DC Circuit
Military Law, International Law
Held that the district court should not have sua sponte raised a statute of limitations defense to defeat a terrorism lawsuit against the Islamic...
05/10/2019 18-7052