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Marshall Islands To Take Nuke Case Against US To 9th Circ.

Law360, Washington (April 2, 2015, 6:58 PM EDT) -- The Republic of the Marshall Islands said Thursday it would appeal to the Ninth Circuit a ruling that the nation had no standing to sue the United States for allegedly failing its obligations under a nuclear disarmament treaty, arguing that it had the right to sue as a signatory to the treaty.

Laurie Ashton, an attorney for the Pacific nation, told Law360 that U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White had erred in ruling the Marshall Islands had no standing to sue the U.S. under the 1968...
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Case Information

Case Title

The Republic of the Marshall Islands v. The United States of America et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

April 24, 2014

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Government Agencies

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