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El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng

Docket No.: 97-475
Argued: November 10, 1998
Decided: January 19, 1999

Topics:

Treaty, Federalism, Federal Preemption of State Regulation, preemption, willfulness

Petitioner: El Al Israel Airlines
Respondent: Tseng

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
Citation: 122 F.3d 99
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


525 U.S. 155 (1999)
Question:

Does the Warsaw Convention preclude international passengers from pursuing personal injury suits under local law?

El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 10, 1998

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for El Al Israel Airlines, 1 vote(s) against

El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng
Case Documents

1Opinion in El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng
2Opinion in El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng
Additional documents for this case are pending review.