Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

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
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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