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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
Burgos-Noeller v. Wojdylo
United States Seventh Circuit
International Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that an accused murderer's challenge to Mexico's request to extradite him went beyond the narrow role for courts in the extradition process....
04/29/2019 18-2723
Eliahu v. Jewish Agency for Israel
United States Second Circuit
International Law, Family Law
Held that four divorced men could not proceed with their lawsuit accusing Israeli government officials and others of misconduct in connection with...
03/27/2019 18‐244‐cv
Republic of Sudan v. Harrison
United States Supreme Court
International Law, Civil Procedure
Addressed a question concerning a method of serving civil process on a foreign state. The Republic of Sudan argued that a mailing must be sent...
03/26/2019 16–1094
Adam Joseph Resources v. CNA Metals Ltd.
United States Fifth Circuit
International Law, Attorney's Fees, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that a Houston law firm should be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit to protect its right to a contingent fee. The firm's client and the opposing...
03/26/2019 17-20685
Whyenlee Industries Ltd. v. Superior Court (Huang)
California Court of Appeal
International Law, Civil Procedure
Refused to quash service of a summons on a company in Hong Kong. The company contended that the service did not adhere to proper Hong Kong procedures...
03/22/2019 A155008
Lewis v. Mutond
United States DC Circuit
International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Revived an American citizen's claim seeking damages from two foreign officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who allegedly subjected him to...
03/12/2019 17-7118
Jam v. International Finance Corp.
United States Supreme Court
International Law, Civil Procedure
Held that an international organization did not have as much immunity from lawsuits as it contended it did. The U.S.-headquartered organization was...
02/27/2019 17–1011

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