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Supreme Court Gives D.C. Circuit High Marks for October 2011 Term

The Supreme Court affirmed the D.C. Circuit in three out of the four cases it heard during the term that ended last Thursday. Two of the three opinions the high court affirmed were authored by Judge Ginsburg, who took senior status in October.   Continue reading

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Supreme Court: No Liability for Organizations Under Torture Victims Protection Act

Today the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed Judge Ginsburg’s holding that the Torture Victim Protection Act (“TVPA”) does not permit suits against organizations.   Continue reading

Supreme Court Shows Interest in D.C. Circuit’s Torture Victim Protection Act Opinion

After its “long conference,” the Supreme Court relisted Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 11-88 (S. Ct.) [Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 09-7109 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 18, 2011) (Ginsburg, J., joined by Tatel & Garland, JJ.)] for reconsideration of the cert petition at a future conference. Continue reading