The petition of the day is:

12-1078

Issue: Whether a foreign official’s common-law immunity for acts performed on behalf of a foreign state is abrogated by plaintiffs’ allegations that those official acts violate jus cogens norms of international law.

Posted in Samantar v. Yousuf, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 21, 2013, 9:58 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/06/petition-of-the-day-469/