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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
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