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08-1555 Samantar v. Yousuf

TortsFSIAThe Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act does not provide immunity to individuals from suits based on actions taken in their official capacity.Reading the FSIA as a whole, there is nothing to suggest that "foreign state" should be read to include an official acting on behalf of that state. The Act specifies that a foreign state "includes ...

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