24 August 2010
Samantar v. Yousef: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and Foreign Officials
This report provides an overview of the US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), followed by a consideration of the remaining options for foreign officials who seek immunity from lawsuits, as well as some of the questions that may emerge from each option. The report also addresses legislation that would affect the immunity of foreign officials, including S. 2930.
Jennifer K Elsea, Jordan E Segall