US View On Genocide Insurance Law Sought By High Court

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the government's top lawyer for its opinion of a recent Ninth Circuit decision striking down a California law extending the statute of limitations for insurance claims by Armenian genocide victims, keeping open the possibility it will take up the case.

Inviting U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. to file briefs in the case laying out the views of the federal government, the high court declined to dismiss a petition for writ of certiorari filed by policyholders seeking unpaid benefits...
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