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Weiss v. National Westminster Bank, PLC

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-381 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to SCOTUSblog in various capacities, is counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether a person who knowingly transfers substantial funds to a designated foreign terrorist organizations aids and abets that organization’s terrorist acts for purposes of civil liability under Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 03 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 8, 2021)
Sep 14 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 8, 2021 to November 8, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 15 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 8, 2021.
Oct 07 2021Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Defense of Democracies filed.
Oct 08 2021Brief amici curiae of 10 Members of the United States Senate filed.
Oct 08 2021Brief amici curiae of Jewish Organizations and Allies filed.
Oct 08 2021Brief amici curiae of Former National Security Officials filed.
Oct 08 2021Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed.