US Supreme Court Hears New Hague Abduction Case

See this post of Ann Laquer Estin over at Families Across Borders

The Supreme Court heard arguments on December 11  in Lozano v. Alvarez, a case raising issues regarding “equitable tolling” under Article 12 of the Hague Child Abduction Convention. (For background, please see our previous post.) The Court makes available both an audio recording of the oral arguments  and the transcript.

An analysis of the arguments by Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog is available here.  SCOTUSblog also has links to the briefs filed in the case , including amicus briefs filed by the United States and by the Mexican Association for Abducted and Missing Children, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML), Reunite International Child Abduction, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, A Child Is Missing, Inc., and the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment & Appeals Project (DV LEAP).

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