WORLD WAR II CASES
ACHENBACH v. UNITED STATES (Internees seeking damages for
having been deliberately left in harm's way)
HAIR v. UNITED STATES (All Americans killed or injured in the Pacific Theatre)
ROSEN v. JAPAN (All Americans killed or injured in the Pacific Theatre)
Complaint in Class Action Achenbach v. USA filed in US Court of Federal Claims 02-894C. Appendix
Court order in Achenbach Case, Jan 16 2003. Our response Mar 1.
Transcript of May 18 2003 oral arguments.
Judgment June 19 2003. Motion for Reconsideration July 3, 2003
Appeal brief filed with U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Jan. 26, 2004
Plaintiffs Reply brief filed Mar. 23, 2004
Oral arguments in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Nov. 1, 2004. Added citation.
HAIR v. UNITED STATES (all Americans killed or injured in the Pacific
Our Opening Brief on Appeal filed in the U S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Government's Reply Brief received. Read our reply to that brief..
The Court of Appeals affirmed US Court of Federal Claims judgment, denying the appeal, Nov. 26, 2003. Text of decision.
ROSEN v. JAPAN (all Americans killed or injured in the Pacific Theatre)
Finally, after a year and 3 months of delaying, Japan accepted service in this case. Read our reply to their motion to dismiss.
The US government moved to file a 52-page brief supporting Japan's position.We replied with Plaintiff's Opposition to United States' Motion to File a Statement of Interest as well as Plaintiff's Motion to Join the United States as Involuntary Co-Plaintiff under Rule 19.