Posts Tagged ‘ JASTA ’

First Lawsuit Filed Against Saudi Arabia after JASTA Passed

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By

Two days after Congress overrode President Obama’s veto on the JASTA bill, 9/11 widow Stephanie Ross DeSimon filed a law suit against Saudi Arabia. The law suit, which was filed in U.S. district court in Washington D.C. on Friday September 30, accusses Saudi Arabia of giving material support to Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda

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Congress Overrides Obama’s Veto

Sep 29th, 2016 | By

Yesterday, Congress celebrated a huge victory as both chambers reached a super majority vote to override President Obama’s veto on the Justice Against Sponors of Terrorism Act, which would allow victims of the September 11 terrorist attack to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for their involvement with the attacks. This is the first time

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