International Law in Domestic Courts

Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.: The Supreme Court Makes It Harder to Bring Claims Against Foreign Sovereigns in U.S. Courts

On May 1, 2017, as the United States Supreme Court delivered its decisions on many of the term’s divisive questions, a unanimous opinion in Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.[1]slipped through the headlines largely unnoticed.

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21
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10
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Daniel Mandell
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U.K. Court Rule Nigerians Can't Sue Shell in U.K. for Oil Spills (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the U.K.

Korean Court Rules Statue Stolen from Japan Can Remain in the Country (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the Daejeon District Court ruled that a South Korean temple could retain possession of a Buddhist s

Three U.K. Supreme Court Rulings Address Claims Against U.K. for Actions in Afghanistan and Iraq (January 17, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 17, 2017, the U.K. Supreme Court issued three rulings touching on various allegations of wrongful acts committed by the U.K.

Dutch Court Rules Crimean Artifacts to Be Returned to Ukraine (December 14, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

U.K. High Court Rules Parliament Must Vote to Approve “Brexit”; Separately, Northern Ireland Court Dismisses “Brexit” Challenge (November 3, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 3, 2016, the U.K.