Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Bank Melli Iran NY Rep. Office v. Weinstein

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-947 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: (1) Whether the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act overrides the Court's holding in First National City Bank v. Banco para el Comercio Exterior de Cuba and applicable treaty provisions by authorizing creditors of a foreign sovereign to execute against assets of the sovereign's juridically distinct instrumentalities; and (2) whether Congress violated Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc. by retroactively revising the parties bound by a judgment that was already final when the statute was enacted.

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Invited: June 13, 2011

Filed: May 24, 2012 (Deny)

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