Republic of Sudan v. Harrison

Argument:  November 7, 2018
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Republic of Sudan:  Plaintiffs suing a foreign state under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act MAY NOT SERVE the foreign state under 28 U.S.C. § 1608(a)(3) by mail addressed and dispatched to the head of the foreign state’s ministry of foreign affairs “via” or in “care of” the foreign state’s diplomatic mission in the United States, despite U.S. obligations under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations to preserve mission inviolability?

Harrison:  Plaintiffs suing a foreign state under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act MAY SERVE the foreign state under 28 U.S.C. § 1608(a)(3) by mail addressed and dispatched to the head of the foreign state’s ministry of foreign affairs “via” or in “care of” the foreign state’s diplomatic mission in the United States, despite U.S. obligations under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations to preserve mission inviolability?

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