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Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History

Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History PANAMA — President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba met here Saturday, in the first face-to-face discussion between the leaders of the two countries in a half century. Seated beside Mr. Castro in a small room in the convention center downtown where …

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Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction

Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction One of the topics that will be taught in any basic course on public international law is “Jurisdiction”. By this is meant the jurisdiction of States and as Rosalyn Higgins explains in her book Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It, questions of …

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BANCO NACIONAL DE CUBA v. CHASE MANHATTAN BANK 505 F.Supp. 412 (1980) BANCO NACIONAL DE CUBA, Plaintiff, v. CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, Defendant. BANCO PARA EL COMERCIO EXTERIOR DE CUBA, Plaintiff, v. FIRST NATIONAL CITY BANK, Defendant. Nos. 60 Civ. 4663-CLB, 61 Civ. 0410-CLB.United States District Court, S. D. New York.January …

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Argentina (Republic of) and Others v. Weltover Inc. and Others

OCTOBER TERM, 1991 Syllabus REPUBLIC OF ARGENTINA ET AL. v. WELTOVER, INC., ET AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT No. 91-763. Argued April 1, 1992-Decided June 12, 1992 As part of a plan to stabilize petitioner Argentina’s currency, that country and petitioner bank …

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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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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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ALEJANDRE v. REPUBLIC OF CUBA 996 F.Supp. 1239 (1997)   Marlene ALEJANDRE, individually and as personal representative of the Estate of Armando Alejandre, deceased, Plaintiff, v. The REPUBLIC OF CUBA; the Cuban Air Force, Defendants. Mirta MENDEZ, as personal representative of the Estate of Carlos Alberto Costa, deceased, Plaintiff, v. …

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