Month: September 2015

  • Case of the Day: Harrison v. Sudan

    The case of the day is Harrison v. Republic of Sudan (2d Cir. 2015). The case arose out of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Yemen 2000. Several sailors and their families sued the Republic of Sudan in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging that Sudan had provided material […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Marriage of Lohman

    The case of the day is In re Marriage of Lohman (Colo. Ct. App. 2015). The wife was an Englishwoman. She and the husband married in Colorado in 1997, and they had a child the next year. In 2008, after the couple separated, the wife moved to England with the child, while the husband stayed […]

  • Case of the Day: Universal Group Development v. Yu

    The case of the day is Universal Group Development Inc. (Saipan) v. Yu (D.N.M.I. 2015). I believe this is our first case from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Hafa Adai, Saipan! Just a brief word about the status of the Islands and the court: the Northern Mariana Islands are is an organized unincorporated […]

  • Case of the Day: Alpha Bank Cyprus v. Si Senh

    The case of the day is Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd. v. Si Senh (E.C.J. 2015). Alpha Bank, a Cyprus bank, had lent money to Dau Si Senh and several other residents of the UK for the purchase of immovable property in Cyprus. Alpha sued Si Senh and the others for payment of the loans. The […]

  • Lago Agrio: Donziger Takes The Canadian Decision For A Spin In The Second Circuit

    Steven Donziger’s appellate counsel, Deepak Gupta, has filed a FRAP 28(j) letter in the Second Circuit with his suggested takeaways from the recent Yaiguaje decision.