U.S. District Judge John Bates entered a final judgment on liability Tuesday for a group of foreign nationals and their families seeking $12 billion in damages against Iran for terrorist acts in the 1980s.

The case represented the first test of whether the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 offered a federal cause of action to non-U.S. citizen family members of individuals who were killed while working for the U.S. government.

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