Ministry of Defense, et al v. Elahi

Filing 920090623


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FOR PUBLICATION UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AND SUPPORT FOR THE ARMED FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN, as Successor in Interest to the Ministry of War of the Government of Iran, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. DARIUSH ELAHI, Intervenor-Appellee. No. 03-55015 D.C. No. CV-98-01165-RMB Southern District of California, San Diego ORDER On Remand from the United States Supreme Court Filed June 23, 2009 Before: Betty B. Fletcher, Kim McLane Wardlaw and Raymond C. Fisher, Circuit Judges. COUNSEL David J. Bederman, Law Office of David J. Bederman, Esq., Atlanta, Georgia (argued), Anthony J. Van Patten, Anthony J. Van Patten, Inc., Glendale, California, Mina Almassi, Los Altos, California, for the plaintiff-appellant. Jonathan R. Mook, DiMuroGinsberg, P.C., Alexandria, Virginia (argued), Philip J. Hirschkop, Hirschkop & Assoc., P.C., Alexandria, Virginia, for the intervenor-appellee. Lewis S. Yelin, Dept. of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, D.C. (argued), Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, 7471 7472 MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AND SUPPORT V. ELAHI Carol C. Lam, United States Attorney, Douglas N. Letter, Appellate Litigation Counsel, for United States as Amicus Curiae. ORDER We remand to the district court to comply with the United States Supreme Court's decision in Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran v. Elahi, ___ U.S. ___, 129 S. Ct. 1732 (2009). PRINTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE--U.S. COURTS BY THOMSON REUTERS/WEST--SAN FRANCISCO The summary, which does not constitute a part of the opinion of the court, is copyrighted 2009 Thomson Reuters/West.

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