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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.

Chafin v. Chafin

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1347 11th Cir. Dec 5, 2012
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Feb 19, 2013 9-0 Roberts OT 2012
 
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Holding: The return of a child to a foreign country pursuant to an order under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction does not render an appeal of that order moot.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 19, 2013. Justice Ginsburg filed a concurring opinion in which Justice Scalia and Justice Breyer joined.

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Holding: The return of a child to a foreign country pursuant to an order under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction does not render an appeal of that order moot.   JudgmentVacated and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 19, 2013. Justice Ginsburg filed a concurring opinion in which Justice Scalia and Justice Breyer joined.
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