Tag: official immunity

  • Case of the Day: Miango v. Democratic Republic of Congo

    Case of the Day: Miango v. Democratic Republic of Congo

    The case of the day is Miango v. Democratic Republic of Congo (D.D.C. 2020). Jacques Miango is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo who lives in Maryland. In 2014, he participated at a protest across the street from the Capella Hotel in Washington. After President Kabila entered the hotel, Miango alleged that DRC […]

  • Case of the Day: Doğan v. Barak

    Case of the Day: Doğan v. Barak

    The case of the day is Doğan v. Barak (9th Cir. 2019). I wrote about the district court decision in 2016, and I have also written about another case in the “Gaza flotilla lawfare” genre, Schermerhorn v. Israel, three times (when it was filed, at the district court, and in the DC Circuit). Ahmet and […]

  • Case of the Day: Ivey v. Lynch

    The case of the day is Ivey v. Lynch (M.D.N.C. 2018). In 2012, a German court appointed Dr. Christian Willmer as the insolvency administrator for the assets of Ingolf Boex, who resided in Germany. The German court enjoined Boex from transferring his property and granted the power to dispose of Boex’s property to Willmer. Willmer […]

  • Case of the Day: Ben-Haim v. Edri

    The case of the day is Ben-Haim v. Edri (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 2018). Sharon and Oshrat Ben-Haim, two Jewish Israelis, were married in Israel in 2008. Before and after the wedding, they lived in New Jersey. They had a daughter after the marriage, who was born in New Jersey. When the family traveled […]

  • Case of the Day: Doğan v. Barak

    The case of the day is Doğan v. Barak (C.D. Cal. 2016). This is another case in the “Gaza flotilla lawfare” genre. I previously wrote about Schermerhorn v. Israel, where a motion to dismiss is yet to be decided. The Schermerhorn case is a FSIA case, because the defendant is Israel itself. In today’s case, […]