CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE; CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion yesterday affirming the dismissal of conspiracy charges against firm client Ali Mohamed Ali..
Mr. Brook appeared before a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on November 19, 2012 to argue on behalf of pro bono client Ali Mohamed Ali, who is the appellee in United States v. Ali. Mr. Ali was charged with Piracy under the Law of Nations, Conspiracy to commit Piracy.
THIS STORY APPEARED IN National Law Journal: By: Mike Scarcella “When a group of armed pirates invaded a merchant vessel off the coast of Somalia in 2008, a man named Ali Mohamed Ali wasn’t anywhere near the attack. . . . Ali’s lawyers, including Matthew Peed of Washington’s Clinton Brook & Peed, argue that Ali,.
THIS BLOG POST ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE VOLOKH CONSPIRACY: Prof. Eugene Kontorovich (Northwestern) — who has guest-blogged here several times — passes along this item about today’s United States v. Ali (D.D.C. July 13, 2012): Not many alleged Somali pirates are apprehended when they come to the U.S for a conference of educators. Yet that.
Washington, D.C.—In the matter of United States v. Ali Mohamed Ali, federal District Judge Ellen S. Huvelle issued a landmark ruling, finding that there is no crime of conspiracy to commit piracy under international law. Defendant Ali is the former Director-General of Education for Somaliland, a self-declared autonomous republic within Somalia. In April 2011, he.