Case of the Day: Al-Saadi v. Annchery Fajas USA
The case of the day is Al-Saadi v. Annchery Fajas USA, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2022). If you want to know how I felt after reading the decision, take a look at the image to the right. The opinion doesn’t explain what the case is about. The plaintiffs, Humam Sarmad Al-Saadi and Celebrities Center for General […]
Welcome to the Transnational Litigation Blog!
Readers, check out the new Transnational Litigation Blog! The blog is a project of a stellar group of scholars, some of whom are already friends of Letters Blogatory: Ingrid Wuerth, Bill Dodge, Maggie Gardner, and John Coyle. And it has a terrific group of advisors—I cannot believe they put me on the list. The freestanding […]
International Judicial Assistance Week at SCOTUS
It’s International Judicial Assistance Week at the Supreme Court! Golan v. Saada Today, the Court hears argument in Golan v. Saada, an Abduction Convention case. Under the Convention, the general rule is that a child has to be returned to his or her country of habitual residence, which has jurisdiction to decide questions about custody. […]
Case of the Day: Mohammad v. Consulate of Kuwait
An administrative assistant at the Kuwaiti consulate defeated Kuwait’s sovereign immunity arguments in an employment-related lawsuit.
Case of the Day: Ambar v. Germany
The case of the day is Ambar v. Federal Republic of Germany (D.D.C. 2022). The story involves a look at Germany’s laws stripping Jews of their citizenship, their nationality, and their property, and Germany’s post-war efforts to make amends. Salo Feuerwerk was a Viennese Jew who owned a building in Berlin. In 1935, Germany adopted […]