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Republic of Iraq v. Beaty, et al.; Republic of Iraq, et al. v. Robert Simon, et al.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1090 D.C. Cir. Apr 20, 2009
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Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether U.S. Courts have jurisdiction over Iraq in claims involving alleged misdeeds that occurred during Saddam Hussein’s regime.

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Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 8, 2009.

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