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June 27, 2016

Case Watch – Sovannara v. Cambodia

On April 8, 2016, citizen of the United States and Cambodia, Meach Sovannara, together with his wife, Jamie Meach, and their three minor children, filed a complaint against Cambodia and Hun Manet in the U.S. District Court for the Central […]

February 24, 2014

Article: Tort Suits Against Foreign States

Foreign states can be sued under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (“FSIA”), 28 U.S.C. §1605(a)(5), in U.S. court for torts, including for example, a diplomat’s traffic accident in the United States. But, can a foreign nation be sued in U.S. […]

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