Hilao v. Estate of Ferdinand Marcos

Hilao v. Estate of Ferdinand Marcos Summary

FLETCHER, Circuit Judge: Jose Maria Sison and Jaime Piopongco appeal from various rulings of the district court in the trial of their claims against the Estate of Ferdinand E. Marcos for damages incurred when human-rights abuses were inflicted upon them in the Philippines during Marcos' tenure as president. We have jurisdiction over this appeal pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and we affirm in part and reverse in part.

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