Zivotofsky v. Kerry
Twelve-year lawsuit to enforce federal statute that entitles a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem to have “Israel” listed on his or her U.S. passport as the place of birth. Lewin & Lewin argued this case twice in the Supreme Court of the United States. Read our Petition for Writ of Certiorari here Zivotofsky v. Kerry Petition for Writ of Certiorari, our merits brief Zivotofsky v. Kerry – Merits Brief and the June 8, 2015, opinion of the United States Supreme Court Zivotofsky v. Kerry – United States Supreme Court Opinion – June 8, 2015
Boim v. Holy Land Foundation
Landmark lawsuit under 1992 Anti-Terrorism Act winning $156 million in damages on behalf of US citizens injured by international terrorism financed by US organizations and US residents. Second lawsuit now in progress against alter egos of the original defendants.
Boim v. Holy Land Foundation – 7th Circuit En Banc Decision
Boim v. Holy Land Foundation – 7th Circuit En Banc Brief
Susan Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
- Susan Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – 4th Circuit Appeal Brief
- Susan Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – 4th Circuit Opinion
Lewin & Lewin asked a federal court of appeals to reconsider its stunning ruling that approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a 26-year veteran employee of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority who was suspended without pay because she stayed home to observe the concluding two days of Passover in 2013.
Ms. Abeles’ appeal was supported by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the American Jewish Committee, and the National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs.