L'Affaire Russe

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

The D.C. Circuit’s Opinion in the Mystery Subpoena Case: Unresolved Personal Jurisdiction Issues

The opinion, like the brief judgment previously released by the court, does not decide the important question of whether or not the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act affords immunity to foreign states and state-owned enterprises in criminal cases.

Documents

Document: Judge Denies Russian Company's Motion to Throw Out Mueller Charge

On Nov. 15, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied a motion by Concord Management and Concord Consulting LLC to dismiss charges filed in February by the special counsel under 18 U.S.C. §371, conspiracy to defraud the United States.  The ruling is available below.

Federal Law Enforcement

Jeff Sessions’s Firing, Matthew Whitaker’s Rise and the Attorney General’s Role In the Mueller Investigation

The acting attorney general’s past statements about the Russia probe raise genuine concerns about his service overseeing it.

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