$655.5 Million Award for U.S. Victims of Palestinian Terrorism Faces Legal Test

The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan will hear arguments as to whether it was legitimate for the lower U.S. court to hear the case, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Lawyer Kent Yalowitz (right) lawyer for families suing over attacks attributed to Palestinian groups is greeted by Mark Weiss at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse after a jury's decision, in February.
Lawyer Kent Yalowitz (right) representing families of terrorism victims suing over Palestinian attacks gets a hug outside the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, February 2015.Credit: Reuters