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Docket Number17-1268
Term2019
Full NameOpati v. Republic of Sudan
Short NameOpati v. Republic of Sudan
PetitionerOpati
RespondentRepublic of Sudan
Date Argued (Reargued)Feb. 24, 2020
Date DecidedMay 18, 2020

Question Presented

Whether, consistent with the Supreme Court’s decision in Republic of Austria v. Altmann, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act applies retroactively, thereby permitting recovery of punitive damages 28 U.S.C. § 1605A(c) against foreign.

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