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    Sources of international law: Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity

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    Your firm has been asked by a domestic client to determine whether the client should sue a foreign country, but before taking on such a costly pursuit, the client wants to collect more information. You have been tasked with researching the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

    Prepare a summary of the doctrine and whether you feel it may affect the client's chances of successfully bringing suit against a foreign country.

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    Your firm has been asked by a domestic client to determine whether the client should sue a foreign country, but before taking on such a costly pursuit, the client wants to collect more information. You have been tasked with researching the doctrine of sovereign immunity. Prepare a summary of the doctrine and whether you feel it may affect the client's chances of successfully bringing suit against a foreign country.

    The doctrine of sovereign immunity means in common law that the state or the sovereign cannot commit a legal wrong and so cannot be prosecuted either in a civil court or a criminal court. Is the foreign country a monarchy? If that be so ...

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    The solution researches doctrine of sovereign immunity to determine if it is effective to sue a foreign country.

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