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American Insurance Association v. Garamendi

AMERICAN INSURANCE ASSOCIATION et al. v. GARAMENDI, INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, STATE OF CALIFORNIA certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit No. 02-722. Argued April 23, 2003–Decided June 23, 2003 The Nazi Government of Germany confiscated the value or proceeds of many Jewish life insurance policies issued …

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Amerada Hess Shipping Corporation v. Argentine Republic

Supreme Court of the United States ARGENTINE REPUBLIC v. AMERADA HESS SHIPPING CORP. ET AL. 488 U.S. 428 CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT Argued December 6, 1988 – Decided January 23, 1989 A crude oil tanker owned by respondent United Carriers, Inc., a …

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AMCO v. Republic of Indonesia

AMCO v. Republic of Indonesia: Resubmitted Case Decision on Jurisdiction A. BACKGROUND 1.       On January 15, 1981 Amco Asia Corporation (“Amco Asia”), Pan American Development Limited (“Pan American”) and PT Amco Indonesia (“P.T. Amco”) filed with the Secretary General of ICSID a Request for Arbitration against the Republic of Indonesia. …

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UNITED STATES v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN (1992)

UNITED STATES v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN, 504 U.S. 655 (1992) 504 U.S. 655 UNITED STATES, PETITIONER v. HUMBERTO ALVAREZ-MACHAIN CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 91-712 Argued April 1, 1992 Decided June 15, 1992 Respondent, a citizen and resident of Mexico, was forcibly kidnaped from …

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JOSÉ DEL CARMEN ÁLVAREZ BLANCO ET AL. (PUEBLO BELLO) COLOMBIA – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

REPORT Nº 41/02 ADMISSIBILITY PETITION 11.748 JOSÉ DEL CARMEN ÁLVAREZ BLANCO ET AL. (PUEBLO BELLO) COLOMBIA October 9, 2002 I.          SUMMARY            1.          On May 5, 1997, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission” or “the IACHR”) received a petition lodged by the Asociación de Familiares de Detenidos …

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Case of Aloeboetoe et al. v. Suriname

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Aloeboetoe et al. v. Suriname Judgment of December 4, 1991 (Merits) In the case of Aloeboetoe et al., the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges:          Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President          Thomas Buergenthal, Judge          Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge          Sonia …

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Alfred Dunhill of London Inc. v. Republic of Cuba et al.

ALFRED DUNHILL OF LONDON, INC., Petitioner, v. The REPUBLIC OF CUBA et al. No. 73-1288. Argued: Dec. 10, 1974. Reargued: Jan. 19, 1976. Decided: May 24, 1976. opinion, WHITE [HTML] concurrence, STEVENS [HTML] concurrence, POWELL [HTML] dissent, MARSHALL, BRENNAN, STEWART, BLACKMUN [HTML] Syllabus After the “intervention” (nationalization) by Cuba in …

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Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua – Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua Judgment of January 29, 1997 (Merits, Reparations and Costs) In the Genie Lacayo Case, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, …

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Alconbury case

Alconbury [2001] UKHL 23; [2001] 2 All ER 929 (9th May, 2001) HOUSE OF LORDS Lord Slynn of Hadley Lord Nolan Lord Hoffmann Lord Hutton Lord Clyde OPINIONS OF THE LORDS OF APPEAL FOR JUDGMENT IN THE CAUSE REGINA v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND THE REGIONS …

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Alamieyeseigha v. CPS

  Neutral Citation Number: [2005] EWHC 2704 (Admin) Case No: CO/9133/2005 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION ADMINISTRATIVE COURT   Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 25 November 2005 B e f o r e :THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE COLLINS and THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE …

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THE GENEVA AWARD IN THE “ALABAMA” CLAIMS (1872)

By the Arbitrators. BY the terms of the Treaty of Washington the claims of the United States against Great Britain, arising out of depredations committed during the Civil War on American commerce by the Alabama and other cruisers fitted out in England, were submitted to arbitration. There were five arbitrators, …

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Al-Skeini v. Secretary of State for Defence

HOUSE OF LORDS SESSION 2006-07 [2007] UKHL 26 on appeal from: [2005] EWCA Civ 1609 OPINIONS OF THE LORDS OF APPEAL FOR JUDGMENT IN THE CAUSE Al-Skeini and others (Respondents) v. Secretary of State for Defence (Appellant) Al-Skeini and others (Appellants) v. Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) (Consolidated Appeals) …

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