sovereign immunity

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an exemption that precludes bringing a suit against the sovereign government without the government's consent

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How can the new international court prevent nations from filing suits against the United States or its citizens when such suits are not justified?
It is common in Iran to threaten suits against the United States, but they are rarely ever filed.