Today’s first petition of the day is: 

Today’s second petition of the day is:

Guevara v. Republic of Peru

Docket: 10-389
Issue(s): Whether the "direct effect" clause of the commercial activity exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(2), requires evidence that a "legally significant act" occurred within the United States to vest U.S. courts with jurisdiction over a foreign sovereign.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Guevara v. Republic of Peru, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kiran Bhat, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 12, 2010, 4:27 PM),