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Saudi Arabia Immune From 9/11 Suits: 2nd Circ.

Law360 (August 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The kingdom of Saudi Arabia, five Saudi princes and a Saudi-run international aid organization will not have to face civil lawsuits filed by families of victims and others in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Thursday.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a January 2006 ruling by Judge Richard Casey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that the kingdom and four high-ranking officials...
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