U.S. Foreign Relations Law Posts
A petition in Peter A. Chiejina and Piccol Nigeria Ltd v. Republic of Nigeria, currently before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is asking the court to consider the devaluation of Nigeria’s currency, citing the Restatement of the Law Fourth, the Law of Foreign Relations.
Both the Third and Fourth Restatement of the Law, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, were cited by the United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit in Lusik Usoyan v. Republic of Turkey.
This Article provides a roadmap for cases involving foreign official immunity in U.S. courts.
Recently, in Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp, No. 19-351 (Feb. 3, 2021), the U.S. Supreme Court cited the Second, Third, and Fourth Restatements of The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.
At least six lawsuits have been filed against China in U.S. federal courts seeking damages for deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by covid-19.
This article will discuss the recent French law on “legal analytics” (i.e. technology enabled profiling of judges).
In a dissenting opinion delivered in Hernández v. Mesa, No. 17-1678 (February 25, 2020), U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg quoted Restatement of the Law Third, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States § 402 and Restatement of the Law Second, Conflict of Laws § 145, Comment e.
In a recent case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia cited the Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, in holding that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not err in exercising extraterritorial jurisdiction over crimes committed by foreign nationals against U.S. law-enforcement officers on foreign soil.
Cities, or more particularly global cities, increasingly channel foreign relations that we think of belonging to nation–states. But one should not think that this is an entirely good thing, leading us towards enlightened progress and away from injustice. The foreign relations law that cities make has a dark side.
In June 2019, President Donald Trump suggested the European Union’s (EU) suits against certain American companies, such as Facebook and Google, were inappropriate legal actions.