Princz v Germany, Appeal judgment, No 92-7247, No 93-7006, ILDC 1859 (US 1994), 26 F.3d 1166 (D.C. Cir. 1994), 307 U.S.App.D.C. 102 (1994), (1994) 33 ILM 1485, 1st July 1994, United States; Court of Appeals (DC Circuit) [DC Cir]
Whether the commercial activity exception to foreign sovereign immunity provided in the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (‘FSIA’) applied to World War II slave labour.
Whether a state had impliedly waived its foreign sovereign immunity by alleged ius cogens violations against a US citizen imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps between 1942 and 1945.
Whether the Hague Convention (IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its annex: Regulations Concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land constituted a prior treaty that conflicted with, and therefore overrode, sovereign immunity under the FSIA.