Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran v. Elahi
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Jan 12, 2009
|Apr 21, 2009||6-3||Breyer||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether a disputed judgment against a military contractor at issue between Iran and the United States before the Claims Tribunal in The Hague is subject to attachment under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act.
Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on April 21, 2009.
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Briefs and Documents
- Brief for Petitioner Ministry of Defense and Supoort for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran
- Brief for Respondent Dariush Elahi
- Reply Brief for Petitioner Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran