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Civil Procedure – Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act – USS Cole Attack – Sudanese Liability (access required)

In this case of first impression in the 4th Circuit under the "terrorism exception" to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1605(a)(7), a Norfolk federal district court enters judgment totaling almost $8 million under the Death on the High Seas Act against the Republic of Sudan, in a suit filed by survivors ...