Mar 162012

Thursday, 15. March 2012

What Will Happen Today?

A hearing is scheduled today in a federal district court in New York City in a 9/11 case still winding its way through the court system. The case was brought by thousands of relatives of people killed on 9/11, as well as insurance companies exposed to heavy losses. The case was originally brought against defendants including members of the Saudi royal family and the Saudi government. The plaintiffs are seeking to have the government of Saudi Arabia reinstated as a defendant, after it had previously been insulated under theories of sovereign immunity.

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