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Foreign States May Be Liable For Tortious Acts Committed By Their Employees

The "tortious act exception" of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (“FSIA,” 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(5)) provides that a foreign state, or its official or employee, is not immune from money damages sought against it for…more

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Corporations Not Liable Under Torture Victim Protection Act

The Torture Victim Protection Act (“TVPA”) was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1992 “to carry out obligations of the United States under the United Nations Charter and other international agreements pertaining to the protection…more

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Perspectives on the Middle East

Nicholas P. Connon, former Chair of the International Law Section, is the Co-Managing Partner of Connon Wood Scheidemantle LLP, a 15 attorney law firm based in Pasadena, California, that focuses on litigation and business…more

| International Law & Trade

Podcasting for Lawyers

Podcasts offer an ideal way to keep current on topics of interest, and the legal community will undoubtedly continue to offer more content options, supplementing newsletters and client alerts with podcast versions as this medium…more

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