The Frolova Case: A Practitioner's View

New York Law School Human Rights Annual, Vol. 1, No. 33, 1983

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-07

16 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last revised: 12 Feb 2011

Date Written: 1983

Abstract

The Frolova case may provide a substantial basis for continuing a trend away from the unfortunate decision in Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino which may some day be viewed as the Alast gasp@ of the act of state doctrine as an impediment to the realization of the international rule of law.

Keywords: Frolova v. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino, Act of State Doctrine, International Law of Human Rights, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, Tortious act or omission of a foreign state, Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, Helsinki Accords of 197

JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K33

Suggested Citation

D'Amato, Anthony, The Frolova Case: A Practitioner's View (1983). New York Law School Human Rights Annual, Vol. 1, No. 33, 1983; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1751719

Anthony D'Amato (Contact Author)

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

375 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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