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In the Courts

International Court of Justice 
The Hague

Republic of The Marshall Islands 
v. 
U.S., Russia, U.K., France, China, India, 
Israel, Pakistan, and North Korea

RMI Legal Team 

Tony A. de Brum 
Co-Agent 
Foreign Minister
Republic of Marshall Islands
Phon van den Biesen 
Co-Agent 
Attorney at Law
Van den Biesen Kloostra Advocaten 
Amsterdam, Netherlands
 
Laurie Ashton, Esq. 
Counsel
Keller Rohrback, L.L.P.
United States
 
John Burroughs, Esq.
Counsel 
Exec. Director, Lawyers
Committee on Nuclear Policy, New York.  UN Office of International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

Christine Chinkin
Counsel
Professor of International Law
London School of Economics
United Kingdom

Nicholas Grief 
Counsel 
Doughty Street Chambers 
Professor of Law 
University of Kent 
United Kingdom

Peter Weiss, Esq.
Consultant
Co-President International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms 

Luigi Condorelli
Counsel
Professor of International Law, University of Florence
Honorary Professor of International Law, University of Geneva
Paolo Palchetti
Counsel 
 Professor of International Law, University of Macerata
Roger S. Clark
Counsel
Board of Governors Professor, Rutgers Law School, Camden

U.S. Federal District Court
San Francisco

Republic of the Marshall Islands 
v. 
The United States

RMI Legal Team

Laurie Ashton, Esq. 
Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
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Lynn Sarko, Esq. 
Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
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Court Documents

RMI vs. The United States of America
Filed by the RMI on April 24, 2014
Declaration
Filed by Burns H. Weston on April 24, 2014
Motion to Dismiss
Filed by the United States on July 21, 2014

Opposition to the Motion to Dismiss

Filed by the RMI on August 21, 2014

Amicus Curiae Brief

 Filed by Nuclear Watch New Mexico on August 21, 2014

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Tri-Valley CAREs on August 21, 2014

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Pax Christi International, PSR and IPPNW on August 22, 2014

Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss
 
Filed by the United States on September 8, 2014

Order Granting Motion to Dismiss

Filed by Judge Jeffrey White on February 3, 2015

Notice of Appeal

Filed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands on April 2, 2015

Mediation Questionnaire

Filed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands on April 9, 2015

Order of Non-Inclusion in Mediation 
Filed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on on April 28, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief 
Filed by Tri-Valley CAREs on July 16, 2015

Amicus Curiae Letter

Filed by Western States Legal Foundation and Six U.S. Mayors on July 17, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America; International Commission for Labor Rights; and Labor and Employment Committee of the National Lawyers Guild on July 20, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy on July 20, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Physicians for Social Responsibility, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Pax Christi International on July 20, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Global Justice Center on July 20, 2015

Unopposed Motion for 45-Day Extension to File Response Brief

Filed by the United States on July 28, 2015

Amicus Curiae Brief

Filed by Nuclear Watch New Mexico, Hans M. Kristensen, Robert Alvarez and Dr. James E. Doyle  on August 7, 2015

Unopposed Motion for 30-Day Extension to File Response Brief

Filed by the United States  on September 18, 2015

Amicus Letter of Support

Filed by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament  on September 22, 2015

Amicus Letter of Support

Filed by Mairead Maguire, Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Laureates) on September 22, 2015

Response Brief

Filed by the United States on October 28, 2015

Amicus Letter of Support

Filed by Veterans for Peace on November 3, 2015

Reply Brief

Filed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands on December 15, 2015

Consultant to the RMI

David Krieger, J.D., Ph.D.
President of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation 
Santa Barbara, California, United States 
805.965.3443
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