Jesner v. Arab Bank

Jesner v. Arab Bank

Plaintiffs, victims of terrorist attacks, sued a foreign bank claiming the bank held accounts for known terrorists. The Court will decide if the bank - a corporate defendant - can be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (the law the plaintiffs are using).

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (Argument October 10, 2017)

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (Argument October 10, 2017)

This case gets to the heart of what it means to be a lawyer.  The Court will determine if a court filing rule can be waived, or if a court can give an exception to it.