Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Picketing Outside Foreign Embassies is Protected Speech Under the First Amendment and Restrictions on this Speech Must Serve a Compelling Government Interest and be Narrowly Tailored to the Specific Situation--Boos v. Barry, 108S.Ct. 1157 (1988).


Notions of Comity and the Act of State Doctrine Preclude U.S. Federal Courts from Exercising Jurisdiction over the Actions of Foreign Corporations when Those Actions Constitute a Violation of U.S. Antitrust Laws but are Protected by Legislation in a Foreign Country--O.N.E. Shipping Ltd. v. Flota Mercante Grancolombiana, S.A., 830 F.2d 449 (2d Cir.1987).