Rice Co. Asks 9th Circ. To Keep $13M Suit Out Of Iraq

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT) -- Agricultural products trader The Rice Corp. urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to reinstate its lawsuit against Iraq over the rejection of a shipment of rice in 2005 that allegedly breached a contract worth at least $13 million.

In oral arguments before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Jay-Allen Eisen of the Jay-Allen Eisen Law Corp. said the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California wrongly tossed the action based on a forum selection clause in the...
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