Iran has initiated proceedings against the United States in the ICJ claiming that by subjecting the assets of Iran and Iranian State-owned entities to civil enforcement proceedings, the U.S. violated the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular Rights.
Latest in Bank Markazi v. Peterson
The Bank Markazi v. Peterson ruling has significant foreign policy consequences and deeper legal implications for the division of power, particularly in foreign affairs, between the President and Congress.
Supreme Court Rules in Bank Markazi v. Peterson: Congress Did Not Exceed its Power and Victims Can Collect
Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Bank Markazi v. Peterson, a case we previewed last year when the Court first asked for the opinion of the Solicitor General during the certiorari process. In this case, the Iranian Central Bank appealed from a judgment allowing terror victims access to complexly held assets connected with the U.S. banking system.
How does the Supreme Court’s October Term 2015 look so far with respect to foreign relations and national security cases?