Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Lee v. Tam. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Ziglar v. Abbasi. Amy Howe has our preview.

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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
Tr.
Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Scalia OT 2008

Issue: Whether U.S. Courts have jurisdiction over Iraq in claims involving alleged misdeeds that occurred during Saddam Hussein’s regime.

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

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