9th Circ. Makes U-Turn In Genocide Insurance Case

Law360, New York (December 10, 2010, 6:16 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court Friday ruled that a California law governing time limits for claims arising under life insurance policies issued to victims of the Armenian Genocide is not preempted by federal policy, reversing its own earlier decision in the case.

In a split decision, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that there is no official federal policy against recognizing the Armenian Genocide and that as such the California law did not improperly interfere in the realm of...
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