The Murder of Henry Liu: Hearings and Markup Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Its Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on H. Con. Res. 49 and 110, February 7; March 21; April 3, 1985
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - Extradition - 172 pages
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Page 155 - ... injured in his person or property, or deprived of having and exercising any right or privilege of a citizen of the United States, the party so injured or deprived may have an action for the recovery of damages occasioned by such injury or deprivation, against any one or more of the conspirators.
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