Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Issue: (1) Whether the civil remedy provision of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2333, supports claims against defendants based on theories of secondary liability, and requires plaintiffs to establish that a defendant’s support provided to a terrorist organization was a proximate cause of the plaintiffs’ injury; (2) whether U.S. courts have personal jurisdiction over defendants who, acting abroad, provide material support to a terrorist organization that attacks the territorial United States and the defendant intends to provide support to the organization, knows of the organization’s objective and history of attacking U.S. interests, and can foresee that its material support will be used in attacks on the United States.
Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 10, 2013, 10:38 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/12/petition-of-the-day-528/