Docket No.: 01-593 Topics:
Certiorari Granted: Jun 28 2002
Argued: January 22, 2003
Decided: April 22, 2003
Consolidated with: No. 01-594
28 U.S.C. 1603, Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Act of State Doctrine, Commerce Clause, Compensation, Comprehensive Environmental Response, EPA, First Amendment, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, Medicaid, Medicare, abuse of discretion, and Liability Act of 1980, disparate impact, disparate treatment, preemption, preliminary injunction, qualified immunity, separation of powers, sovereign immunity, trademark
PartyNames: Dole Food Company, et al. v. Gerardo Dennis Patrickson, et al.
Petitioner: Dole Food Company, et al.
Respondent: Gerardo Dennis Patrickson, et al.
Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: CA 9, 251 F.3d 795. QUESTION PRESENTED The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (the " Act") establishes the ground rules for claims against a foreign state and, also, an "agency or instrumentality of a foreign state." 28 U.S.C. §§ 1330(a),1603(a).The Act grants a foreign state or its agency or instrumentality the right to remove an action
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