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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.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

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

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1090 D.C. Cir. Apr 20, 2009
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Jun 8, 2009 9-0 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether U.S. Courts have jurisdiction over Iraq in claims involving alleged misdeeds that occurred during Saddam Hussein’s regime.

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

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