Petition Granted in Abbott v. Abbott


This morning, the United States Supreme Court granted the Petition for Writ of Certiorari in Abbott v. Abbott, a case concerning the role of ne exeat clauses in the Hague Abduction Convention. The grant was urged not only by the petitioner, but also by the Solicitor General on the Court’s invitation. Previous coverage of the case on this site can be found here, and here. This will be the first time in nearly two decades that the Supreme Court has considered a Hague Convention case on the merits. We will post the parties briefs, as well as any amici, as they become available in the coming months.