Foreign Head of State Immunity: Lafontant v. Aristide (1994)

 IMG_20171221_105722_746In 1994, Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, while he was in exile in the US after being overthrown in 1991, was dragged into court by Roger Lafontant’s widow, Gladys. She had accused the then deposed president of killing her husband in the night of September 29, 1991.  Continue reading “Foreign Head of State Immunity: Lafontant v. Aristide (1994)”

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