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Spectrum Stores, Inc. v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1371 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether the political question doctrine bars petitioners' federal antitrust claims against the indirect American subsidiary of a foreign sovereign; and (2) whether petitioners’ claims are barred by the act of state doctrine, even though the courts need not invalidate any governmental act of a foreign sovereign performed within its own territory and the conspirators have furthered their scheme through an American company acting in the United States.

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