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. […]

November 19, 2013

Case Watch: Richardson v. The Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands

On August 20, 2013, in Richardson v. Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117763 (D.V.I. Aug. 20, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands found the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) […]

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