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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran v. Elahi

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-615 9th Cir. Jan 12, 2009
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Apr 21, 2009 6-3 Breyer OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether a disputed judgment against a military contractor at issue between Iran and the United States before the Claims Tribunal in The Hague is subject to attachment under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act.

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Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on April 21, 2009.

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