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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Arzoumanian v. Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft AG (“Munich Re”)

The case Arzoumanian v. Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft AG (“Munich Re”) concerns Armenian American claims for life insurance policies their family members bought before the Armenian Genocide, but were never paid out by the German insurance company. It has had a long and complex history dating back nearly ten years, including three separate and conflicting opinions from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals before plaintiffs filed their petition to the Supreme Court in June 2012.

Relevant documents concerning this case are provided below.


Cert Petition to Supreme Court

Petition for certiorari filed by Armenian American plaintiffs.

Brief in opposition filed by defendant Munich Re, German insurance company.

Amicus brief in support of cert petition filed by Armenian Bar Association, ANCA, and human rights groups.

Amicus brief in support of cert petition filed by Attorneys General of California, Nevada, Michigan and Rhode Island.

Amicus brief in support of cert petition filed by Federal and State Legislators.

Reply of petitioner filed by Armenian American plaintiffs.

Amicus brief opposed to cert petition filed by U.S. Government.

Supplemental brief of petitioners filed by Armenian American plaintiffs.

Ninth Circuit En Banc Decision and Filings

Petition for an en banc rehearing filed by defendant Munich Re.

Brief in opposition to an en banc rehearing filed by Armenian American plaintiffs.

Amicus brief in opposition to en banc rehearing filed by the Armenian Bar Association, ANCA, and human rights groups.

Amicus brief in opposition to en banc rehearing filed by EarthRights International and Center for Constitutional Rights.

Amicus brief in opposition to en banc rehearing filed by Attorneys General of California, Nevada, Hawaii, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Amicus brief in opposition to en banc rehearing filed by California Legislators.

Amicus brief in support of en banc rehearing filed by the Republic of Turkey.

Reply brief filed by defendant Munich Re.

Ninth Circuit’s En Banc Opinion.

Ninth Circuit Panel II Decision and Filings

Petition for a rehearing filed by Armenian American plaintiffs.

Brief in opposition filed by defendant Munich Re.

Amicus brief in support of rehearing filed by the Armenian Bar Association, ANCA, and human rights groups.

Addendum to amicus brief filed by Armenian Bar Association, ANCA, and human rights groups that outlined state-level Armenian Genocide initiatives.

Amicus brief in support of rehearing filed by California Attorney General.

Amicus brief in support of rehearing filed by Congressman Adam Schiff.

Amicus brief in support of rehearing filed by EarthRights International and Center for Constitutional Rights.

Amicus brief in support of rehearing filed by the Center for the Study of Law & Genocide.

Ninth Circuit Panel II Opinion.


 

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