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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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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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Air Services Agreement of 27 March 1946 case (United States/France)

Case concerning the Air Service Agreement of 27 March 1946 between the United States of America and France Decision of 9 December 1978 Characterization of questions of facts and issues of law—Application of the rule of exhaus­tion of local remedies in cases of diplomatic protection distinguished from application of the …

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American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran

American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al., Appellants,united States, Intervenor.pfizer Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, the Ministry of Health and Welfareof the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Ministryof Industries and Mines of the Islamicrepublic of Iran, Appellants,bank Markazi Iran, et …

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The Prosecutor vs. Brima, Kamara and Kanu (AFRC Case)

SPECIAL COURT FOR SIERRA LEONE TRIAL CHAMBER II Justice Julia Sebutinde, Presiding Judge Justice Richard Lussick Justice Teresa Doherty Herman von Hebel 19 July 2007 SCSL-04-16-T Before: Registrar: Date: Case No.: PROSECUTOR Against Alex Tamba BRIMA Brima Bazzy KAMARA Santigie Borbor KANU SENTENCING JUDGEMENT   Office of the Prosecutor Christopher …

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Aerial Incident of 7 October 1952 (United States of America v. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) – International Court of Justice

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS AERIAL INCIDENT OF OCTOBER 7th, 1952 (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS) ORDER OF MARCH 14th, 1956 Present: Vice-President Badawi, Acting President; President Hackworth ; JudgesBasdevant, Winiarski, Klaestad, Read, Hsu Mo, Armand-Ugon, Kojevnikov, Sir Muhammad …

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President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention Board

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention BoardEarlier this month, US President Barrack Obama directed the National Security Advisor to create an Atrocities Prevention Board which will be tasked with co-ordinating the US government’s policies on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide. In addition, the President also launced a US interagency …

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Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?

Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?I intended to write a post explaining why International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), does not have immunity under the applicable treaties dealing with the immunity of the IMF and its employees. However, Chimene Keitner has beaten me to …

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Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law

Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International LawThe adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating legal principles.By SCOTT SHANEWASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama in their …

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