The Anti-Terrorism Act: Bad Acts Make Bad Law

, New York Law Journal


Lanier Saperstein, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney, and Geoffrey Sant, special counsel with the firm, analyze the recent surge in lawsuits brought under the Anti-Terrorism Act, a result of understandably sympathetic courts creatively interpreting the ATA to allow plaintiffs to bring suits against third-party institutions seemingly unconnected to terrorist acts, especially banks and other financial institutions.

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