Elli Angellino v. Royal Family Al-Saud, No. 11-7043 (D.C. Cir. 2012)

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United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT No. 11-7043 September Term, 2011 FILED ON: JULY 25, 2012 1:10-cv-00519 Elli Bern Angellino, Appellant v. Royal Family Al-Saud et al., Appellees BEFORE: HENDERSON, ROGERS and KAVANAUGH, Circuit Judges. ORDER It is ORDERED by the court that the opinion filed by the court on June 5, 2012 be amended as follows: On page 7, line 25, replace with the Royal Family with on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or a political subdivision thereof On pages 7-8, footnote 6, line 7 (on page 8), insert against the individual defendants between action and should. On page 9, line 13, replace defendant Royal Family with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia On page 9, lines 16-18, replace suit against Royal Family as suit against Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or one of its political subdivisions with pro se complaint to seek relief from both Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, or political subdivision thereof, and individual defendants On page 9, line 18, add the following footnote 7 after supra note 6." 7 To be clear, we express no opinion whether the Royal Family is equivalent to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or a political subdivision thereof. We understand Angellino s complaint to seek relief from, inter alia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or a political subdivision thereof, service of which is governed by section 1608(a). See Appellant s Br. at 18-20 (action [was] [b]rought [a]gainst the Defendants as [a] Foreign State ); Erickson v. Pardus, 551 U.S. 89, 94 (2007) (pro se filing is to be liberally construed (quotation marks omitted)). On page 9, lines 20-21, delete on the defendant Royal Family On page 10, line 11, replace Royal Family members with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia On page 13, lines 23-24, replace defendant Royal Family with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia PER CURIAM FOR THE COURT: Mark J. Langer, Clerk BY: /s/ Jennifer M. Clark Deputy Clerk

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