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Blog Posts in 2016

  • Manhattan Federal Judge Sets Trial in Catastrophic Injury Action Against Swedish Mission to the United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY – On Friday, December 9, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge John G. Koeltl ordered the parties in Figueroa v. The Ministry For Foreign Affairs of Sweden , et al., to be ready for trial by October 2, 2017. The case arose from the alleged systemic discrimination directed by Defendants and their staff against Mr. Figueroa. Among other outrageous conduct alleged in the complaint, Defendants ...
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  • Federal Court Sets Trial in $13 Million Lawsuit Against Harry Winston and AIDS Research Foundation (amfAR)

    LOS ANGELES, CA – U.S. District Court Judge George H. Wu set trial in the $13 million lawsuit against Harry Winston and amfAR for August 8, 2017. The case arises out of their multi-year “milestone partnership”. The case, Optikal Noize, Inc. v. AAB Productions, et al, C.D. Cal. 2:16-cv-06528, “doesn’t look good” for the parties, said Judge Wu at the scheduling conference Thursday morning at the ...
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  • Interview with Zohreen Adamjee

    Here is my Facebook Live interview with Zohreen Adamjee .
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  • How You Sue a Foreign Country, And Turn Up the Heat

    People often ask us how we sue foreign countries. The simple answer is, one brings a suit against a foreign country the same way she would against any other person or entity – by filing a complaint. The important distinction is that in a claim against a foreign state, the complaint must allege a jurisdictional basis for suing the state: a statutory exception to sovereign immunity. In addition, ...
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