Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in McCoy v. Louisiana. Amy Howe has our preview.

Republic of Iraq v. Beaty, et al.; Republic of Iraq, et al. v. Robert Simon, et al.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1090 D.C. Cir. Apr 20, 2009
Tr.
Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Scalia OT 2008

Issue: Whether U.S. Courts have jurisdiction over Iraq in claims involving alleged misdeeds that occurred during Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 8, 2009.

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