SCOTUS case to watch

Title: Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.
Docket: 10-778
Issue(s): Whether the court of appeals correctly affirmed the lower court’s dismissal at the pleading stage, based on the evidentiary state secrets privilege, of a suit seeking compensation for the petitioners’ unlawful abduction, arbitrary detention, and torture.

Certiorari stage documents:

§ Opinion below (9th Circuit)

§ Petition for certiorari

§ Brief in opposition for the United States

§ Brief in opposition for respondent Jeppesen Dataplan

§ Amicus brief of International Law Scholars and Human Rights Organizations

§ Amicus brief of the Constitution Project

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