Section Newsletter Articles on Act of State Doctrine
The 7th Circuit upholds application of the act-of-state doctrine
International and Immigration Law
, June 2008
In a relatively rare case involving the act-of-state doctrine, the Court of Appeals in the Seventh Circuit determined that the district court did not err in applying the act-of-state doctrine to the Plaintiff’s claim for the wrongful loss of his property when Polish police seized and subsequently “lost” his computers after Defendants filed a criminal complaint against his Polish corporation for alleged intellectual property infringement.