Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Anju Uchima ( William G. Pearlstein , on the brief), Pearlstein & McCullough LLP, New York, NY, for Plaintiffs-Appellants Lynda Beierwaltes, William Beierwaltes, and Hicham Aboutaam.
Robert Reeves Anderson ( Marcus A. Asner , Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, New York, NY; Janine M. Lopez , Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC, on the brief), Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Denver, CO, for Defendant-Appellee La République et Canton de Genève.
Michael Evan Jaffe ( Stephan E. Becker , on the brief), Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC, for Defendants-Appellees L'Office Federale De La Culture De La Confederation Suisse and L'Administration Federale Des Douanes De La Confederation Suisse.
Before: Raggi, Sullivan, and Menashi, Circuit Judges.
Richard J. Sullivan, Circuit Judge:
Foreign governments and their instrumentalities are ordinarily immune from suit in American courts under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1602, et seq. (the "FSIA"). There are, however, several statutory exceptions to that general rule. One of those exceptions is the "expropriation...
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