Ingrid (Wuerth) Brunk

Vanderbilt Law School

Ingrid Wuerth

Ingrid Brunk Wuerth (@WuerthIngrid) is the Helen Strong Curry Chair of International Law at Vanderbilt Law School where she is also serves as the Associate Dean for Research and the Director of the Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program. She was a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law and she has served as a member of the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law. In April, 2022 she will become co-Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of International Law. Professor Wuerth has written extensively on foreign relations law, transnational litigation, and public international law, including for the Harvard Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, and the American Journal of International Law. She is the co-author of U.S. Foreign Relations Law: Cases, Materials and Practice Exercises (5th ed. 2017).

Posts by Ingrid (Wuerth) Brunk

Discovery and Immunity: LIV v. PGA

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The U.S. legal battle between the PGA Tour (Tour) and the upstart rival LIV Golf continues to revolve around discovery. As regular TLB readers know, LIV Golf is a new professional golf tour that competes with the PGA, in part by luring PGA players to play in LIV tournaments. LIV is financed by the Public Investment…

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Open Questions after Halkbank

The Supreme Court held this week in Türkiye Halk Bankasi, A.S. v. United States that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) does not apply to criminal prosecutions. That holding was a blow to Halkbank—a foreign state-owned enterprise under indictment—which had argued that the FSIA provided it with immunity. But the case is not over. The…

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Supreme Court decides Halkbank

The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Halkbank this morning.  The Court held that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act does not apply to criminal prosecutions and remanded the case to consider common law immunity.  More coverage soon on TLB.

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