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Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 31 March 2004 in the Case concerning Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) (Mexico v. United States of America)

  INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE JUDGMENT OF 31 MARCH 2004 IN THE CASE CONCERNING AVENA AND OTHER MEXICAN NATIONALS (MEXICO v. UNITED STATES OFAMERICA)  JUDGMENT OF 19 JANUARY 2009 Article 60 of the Statute of the Court — Independent basis of jurisdiction. Conditions on the …

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Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) – Provisional measures

  INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE CASE CONCERNING AVENA AND OTHER MEXICAN NATIONALS (MEXICO v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) REQUEST FOR THE INDICATION OF PROVISIONAL MEASURES ORDER OF 5 FEBRUARY 2003   Present: President GUILLAUME; Vice-President SHI; Judges ODA, RANJEVA, HERCZEGH, FLEISCHHAUER, KOROMA, VF.RESII- CHETIN, HIGGINS, PARRA-ARANGUREN, KOOIJMANS, REZEK, AL- KHASAWNEH, …

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REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA et al. v. ALTMANN

  REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA ET AL. v. ALTMANN CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 03-13. Argued February 25, 2004—Decided June 7, 2004 Upon evidence that certain of her uncle’s valuable art works had either been seized by the Nazis or expropriated by Austria …

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Artukovic v. Rison (In the Matter of the Extradition of Artukovic)

MATTER OF EXTRADITION OF ARTUKOVIC   628 F.Supp. 1370 (1986)  In the Matter of the EXTRADITION OF Andrija ARTUKOVIC. Andrija ARTUKOVIC, Petitioner, v. Richard RISON, Warden, Respondent.  Nos. CV 84-8743-R(B), CV 85-3611-R.  United States District Court, C.D. California.   February 6, 1986.   Robert C. Bonner, U.S. Atty., Robert L. …

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Nicaragua v. Honduras (Border and Transborder Armed Actions)

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE 1988 20 December General List No. 74 CASE CONCERNING BORDER AND TRANSBORDER ARMED ACTIONS 20 December 1988 (NICARAGUA v. HONDURAS) JURISDICTION OF THE COURT AND ADMISSIBILITY OF THE APPLICATION Jurisdiction of the Court, burden ofproof— Intention of the Parties. Charter of Organization ofAmerican States — Pact …

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Arkansas v. Tennessee

U.S. Supreme Court Arkansas v. Tennessee, 246 U.S. 158 (1918) Arkansas v. Tennessee No. 4, Original Argued October 9, 1917 Decided March 4, 1918 246 U.S. 158 I N EQUITY Syllabus When two states of the Union are separated by a navigable stream, their boundary being described as “a line …

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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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The Antelope – U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court The Antelope, 23 U.S. 10 Wheat. 66 66 (1825) The Antelope 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 66 APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GEORGIA Syllabus The African slave trade is contrary to the law of nature, but is not prohibited by the positive law of nations. Although the …

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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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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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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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