act of state doctrine
The principle which precludes American courts from inquiring into the validity of the public acts of a recognized foreign sovereign power within its own territory. Banco Nacional De Cuba v Sabbatino, 376 US 398, 11 L Ed 2d 804, 84 S Ct 923.

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  • act of state doctrine — act of state doctrine: a court made doctrine barring U.S. courts from judging the validity of an official act of a foreign country committed within its own borders Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Act-of-State-Doctrine —   [ ækt əv steɪt dɔktrɪn, englisch], Act …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Act of State Doctrine — The Act of State Doctrine says that a nation is sovereign within its own borders, and its domestic actions may not be questioned in the courts of another nation. The doctrine is not required by international law (neither customary international… …   Wikipedia

  • act of state doctrine — The judicially created act of state doctrine precludes the courts of this country from inquiring into the validity of governmental acts of a recognized foreign sovereign committed within its own territory. Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino, 376 …   Black's law dictionary

  • act of state doctrine — The judicially created act of state doctrine precludes the courts of this country from inquiring into the validity of governmental acts of a recognized foreign sovereign committed within its own territory. Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino, 376 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Act of state doctrine — This doctrine says that a nation is sovereign within its own borders and its domestic actions may not be questioned in the courts of another nation. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • act of state doctrine — This doctrine says that a nation is sovereign within its own borders, and its domestic actions may not be questioned in the courts of another nation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • act of state — An act done by the sovereign power of a country, or by its delegate, within the limits of the power vested in him. An act of state cannot be questioned or made the subject of legal proceedings in a court of law. See act of state doctrine …   Black's law dictionary

  • act of state — An act done by the sovereign power of a country, or by its delegate, within the limits of the power vested in him. An act of state cannot be questioned or made the subject of legal proceedings in a court of law. See act of state doctrine …   Black's law dictionary

  • Act-of-State-Doktrin — Die Act of State Doktrin (englisch:Act of State doctrine) ist eine im angloamerikanischen Rechtskreis anerkannte Regel des Völkerrechts. Sie besagt, dass Rechtsakte fremder Staaten der gerichtlichen Kontrolle entzogen sind. Diese Doktrin ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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