18 U.S.C. § 2333 : US Code - Section 2333: Civil remedies

Search 18 U.S.C. § 2333 : US Code - Section 2333: Civil remedies

      (a) Action and Jurisdiction. - Any national of the United States
    injured in his or her person, property, or business by reason of an
    act of international terrorism, or his or her estate, survivors, or
    heirs, may sue therefor in any appropriate district court of the
    United States and shall recover threefold the damages he or she
    sustains and the cost of the suit, including attorney's fees.
      (b) Estoppel Under United States Law. - A final judgment or
    decree rendered in favor of the United States in any criminal
    proceeding under section 1116, 1201, 1203, or 2332 of this title or
    section 46314, 46502, 46505, or 46506 of title 49 shall estop the
    defendant from denying the essential allegations of the criminal
    offense in any subsequent civil proceeding under this section.
      (c) Estoppel Under Foreign Law. - A final judgment or decree
    rendered in favor of any foreign state in any criminal proceeding
    shall, to the extent that such judgment or decree may be accorded
    full faith and credit under the law of the United States, estop the
    defendant from denying the essential allegations of the criminal
    offense in any subsequent civil proceeding under this section.