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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 Decided

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 Count144
Votes for Justice Affirm45
Votes to Justice Reverse99
% Justice (A)ffirm/(R)everse
69 (R)
Votes for Outcome Affirm5
Votes for Outcome Reverse11
% Outcome (A)ffirm/(R)everse
69 (R)
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