Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting a symposium on Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, which asks whether the Alien Tort Statute categorically forecloses corporate liability. Contributions are available at this link.

Nijhawan v. Holder

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08-495 3d Cir. Apr 27, 2009
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Jun 15, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008

Issue: Whether the petitioner’s conviction for mail, bank and wire fraud qualified as an aggravated felony under the immigration laws, the penalty for which is lifetime banishment from the country.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 15, 2009.

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