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Docket Number17-1268
Full NameOpati v. Republic of Sudan
Short NameOpati v. Republic of Sudan
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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Total Prediction Count335
Votes for Justice Affirm115
Votes to Justice Reverse220
% Justice (A)ffirm/(R)everse
66 (R)
Votes for Outcome Affirm13
Votes for Outcome Reverse25
% Outcome (A)ffirm/(R)everse
66 (R)
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