Wednesday, February 20, 2013

SCOTUS Decision on Article III & Mootness: Chafin v. Chafin

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Chafin v. Chafin (No. 11-1347), which addresses Article III mootness in the context of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

Chief Justice Roberts wrote the opinion, and Justice Ginsburg authored a concurring opinion that was joined by Justices Scalia and Breyer.


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