International Law Group, PLLC (Books and Journals)

1209 results for International Law Group, PLLC (Books and Journals)

  • International Law Update From No. 6-1, January 2000 to No. 23-3, October 2018 International Law Group, PLLC, 2008
  • Discovery

    Where a party seeks evidence under Section 1782 for use in a foreign proceeding, Eleventh Circuit addresses jurisdictional issue-here, Appellant did not appeal the district court’s order granting the § 1782 application; instead, Appellant appealed the denial of its subsequent motion to quash.

  • Sovereign immunity

    Where ICSID panel issued an award against Venezuela and creditors brought ex parte action for recognition of award under New York law, federal district court denied Venezuela’s subsequent motion to vacate judgment; Second Circuit reverses because FSIA is the sole basis for federal court jurisdiction over foreign sovereigns in actions to enforce ICSID awards.

  • Sovereign immunity

    Considering challenges to default judgments holding Sudan liable for the injuries suffered by victims of the 1998 al Qaeda embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, District of Columbia Circuit interprets FSIA terrorism exception.

  • Treaties

    Ninth Circuit reviews request for declaratory judgment by the Republic of the Marshall Islands that the United States is in breach of its treaty obligations; Court finds dispute nonjusticiable and within the realm of the executive, not the judiciary.

  • Federal Tort Claims Act

    In action under Federal Tort Claims Act where US State Department employee suffered injuries in Haiti, District Of Columbia Circuit Affirms Dismissal of lawsuit.

  • Immunity (International Organization)

    District of Columbia Circuit affirms dismissal of lawsuit by Indian nationals who claim to be beneficiaries of social and environmental terms of contract of International Finance Corporation (IFC) with large Indian company.

  • Sovereign Immunity

    District of Columbia remands case about disputed property looted during Holocaust in Hungary; Congress enacted Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 during the pendency of the appeal.

  • Terrorism

    In challenges to Executive Order No. 13780, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, U.S. Supreme Court grants writ of certiorari.

  • Torture

    In civilians’ claims for damages after drone strike in Yemen, District of Columbia Circuit affirms dismissal of case on Political Question grounds.

  • Comity

    In Case of Claims for Damages by Persons Affected by Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Incident in Japan, Ninth Circuit Reviews Denial of Motion to Dismiss on Grounds of International Comity, Forum Non Conveniens, the Political Question Doctrine, and the Firefighter’s Rule.

  • Alien Tort Claims Act-Alien Tort Statute ('Ats') And Westfall Act

    Ninth Circuit upholds district court decision that defendants are entitled to immunity under the Westfall Act. As plaintiff did not exhaust her administrative remedies against the United States, the district court properly dismissed the case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction

  • Alien Tort Statute ('Ats'), Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act ('Tvpra')

    Fifth Circuit upheld judgment of united states district court for the southern district of Texas. Fifth circuit held that the district court’s grant of summary judgment on the ATS and TVPRA claims in favor of defendant was proper and that the district court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing the common law claims by refusing to equitably toll plaintiffs’ state law tort claims

  • Anti-Suit Injunction

    United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit affirms United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, South Bend Division denying antisuit injunctive relief

  • Arbitration

    New york convention article v(2)(b). United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit upholds decision of United States District Court for the District of Columbia regarding enforcement of foreign arbitral tribunal award

  • Comity

    China’s attempt to control vitamin C market leads to multi national legal discussion

  • Extradition

    Extradition Treaty between the United States and Belgium; District of Columbia Circuit affirms order which denied Extraditee’s motion to dismiss the indictment

  • Jurisdiction

    Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(k) (2) and Fifth Amendment. United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit affirms the order of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia denying jurisdictional discovery and granting Palestinian Authority’s Motion to Dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction

  • Sovereign Immunity

    Second Circuit reverses district court’s order citing lack of subject matter jurisdiction to enter judgment against Cuba under the FSIA, quashes information subpoena served on bank

  • Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 1976

    Supreme Court vacated judgment of court of appeals and remanded case for further proceedings consistent with its opinion that non-frivolous argument is not sufficient for expropriation exception to apply, which matter must be decided as close to outset as possible

  • Extradition

    In case of extradition request from Mexico for a 2006 murder in Mexico, Sixth Circuit considers whether statute of limitations applies.

  • Forfeiture

    In case of forfeiture complaint against Iran-owned property in New York City under IEEPA, Second Circuit remands because of the unresolved issues of knowledge of Iranian ownership and money laundering.

  • Foreign Judgments

    In the ongoing saga of the multi-billion Ecuador judgment against Chevron for environmental pollution, Second Circuit affirms judgment enjoining enforcement of the Ecuador Judgment in the United States and imposing a constructive trust for Chevron’s benefit; upholds equitable relief from a foreign judgment under RICO.

  • Forum Non Conveniens

    Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of employment dispute over work performed for American company in Kuwait based on forum non conveniens.

  • Jurisdiction

    Where assets related to criminal copyright infringement are located abroad, Fourth Circuit ponders whether district court has in rem jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1355(b)(2).

  • Sovereign immunity

    After District Court enters $71.5 million default judgment against Hamas organization that allegedly carried out terrorist attack in Jerusalem in 1997 that injured eight U.S. citizens, Plaintiffs attempt to enforce judgment by seeking Persian artifacts held in museums.

  • Civil rights

    In case where Chinese-born prisoner has been unable to communicate in Chinese with his relatives in China, Eighth Circuit reviews § 1983 claims alleging infringement of his rights under the First Amendment, the Equal Protection Clause, and the Due Process Clause.

  • Discovery

    Where ex-wife of Russian citizen unsuccessfully sought discovery to locate assets of ex-husband, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirms the District Court in all respects and notes that the statutory language ‘authorizes, but does not require,’ that district courts provide judicial assistance to § 1782 applicants.

  • Extradition

    Second Circuit reviews challenges to extradition of alleged drug offender from Colombia; Court rejects claim that the District Court improperly denied motion to dismiss the indictment because of Colombia’s violation of extradition treaty with the United States.

  • Copyright

    In copyright dispute over photographs of works of Picasso where French party prevailed and sought to enforce judgment in California, Ninth Circuit concludes that French award ("astreinte") falls within the Uniform Recognition Act as a judgment that "[g] rants . . . a sum of money

  • Extradition

    Sixth Circuit reviews habeas corpus challenge to extradition by a Balkan native and naturalized U.S. citizen who allegedly committed crimes against ethnic Serbs; Bosnian Court made a finding of probable cause that satisfies the requirement of "duly authenticated copy of the warrant of arrest" under Extradition Treaty

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