Sovereigns – US Supreme Court Says Legislation Blocks Suits Against Iraq Under FSIA

The June 8, 2009 opinion is here. I’ve not made time to read it. Scotusblog provides a synopsis here. The bottom line is a holding that claims for torture etc under Hussein can not be made because of legislation signed by President Bush II.



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