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Kumar v. Republic of Sudan

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1269 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a service packet is “addressed and dispatched . . . to the head of the ministry of foreign affairs” of a foreign state, as required by 28 U.S.C. § 1608(a)(3), when the service packet is sent by registered mail to the head of the ministry of foreign affairs of the foreign state at the state’s embassy in the United States.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 09 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 9, 2018)
Apr 09 2018Brief of respondent Republic of Sudan filed.
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 01 2018Rescheduled.
May 29 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
Jun 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
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