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MOHAMAD v. RAJOUB

Docket No.: 11-88
Certiorari Granted: 10/17/11
Argued: February 28, 2012
Decided: 04/18/12

Topics:

Alien Tort Statute, RICO, Sherman Act, Title VII, Torture Victim Protection Act, habeas, immigration

PartyNames: Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al. v. Palestinian Authority, et al.
Petitioner: Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al.
Respondent: Palestinian Authority, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Citation: 634 F.3d 604

Asid Mohamad, Individually and for the Estate of Azzam Rahim, Deceased, et al.
v.
Palestinian Authority, et al.
Question Presented:

Whether the Torture Victim Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1350 note § 2(a), permits actions against defendants which are not natural persons.

Question:

Does the Torture Victim Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, permit actions against defendants who are not natural persons?

Note:

THIS CASE TO BE ARGUED IN TANDEM WITH 10-1491.

MOHAMAD v. RAJOUB
ORAL ARGUMENT

02/28/12

Listen to Oral Argument in MOHAMAD v. RAJOUB
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
Majority: Sotomayor,Chief Justice Roberts,Kennedy,Thomas,Ginsburg,Breyer,Alito,Kagan,Scalia
Concurring: Breyer
Opinion By:
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