Month: March 2013

  • Case of the Day: Sabeniano v. Citibank

    The case of the day is Sabeniano v. Citibank N.A. New York (S.D.N.Y. 2013). Modesta Sabeniano, a Philippine national, had had several accounts with Citibank branches in Switzerland, New York, and the Philippines in the 1970s. In 1985, she sued Citibank in the a Philippine court, alleging that Citibank refused to pay her amounts it […]

  • BREAKING: Anthony McIntyre Suspended By The National Union of Journalists

    I ordinarily don’t write about the collateral goings-on relating to the Belfast Project case, but several British and Irish readers have called my attention to a breaking development, and so by popular demand, here is a brief summary of the latest news: Anthony McIntyre, the Belfast Project researcher and petitioner in the Supreme Court, has […]

  • Case of the Day: NorthShore Regional Medical Center v. Dill

    The case of the day is NorthShore Regional Medical Center, LLC v. Dill (La. Ct. App. 2013). Brian and Edith Dill, who live in England, were vacationing in south Louisiana in 2006. They had purchased a travel insurance policy from Atlas (Atlas later asserted that it was not the insurer, but rather just the broker […]

  • Case of the Day: Shoham v. Islamic Republic of Iran

    The case of the day is Shoham v. Islamic Republic of Iran (D.D.C. 2013). Batsheva Shoham alleged that while she was driving in the West Bank with her infant son, she was ambushed by members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, a terrorist group. One of the terrorists threw a stone that struck her son, killing […]

  • Case of the Day: Zitkene v. Zitkus

    The case of the day is Zitkene v. Zitkus (Conn. Ct. App. 2013). The husband and the wife, both Lithuanian nationals at the time, were married in Lithuania in 1963. In the 1990s they moved to the United States. The separated, and the wife moved back to Lithuania. In 2004, the husband learned that the […]