Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

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

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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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