Supreme Court bars lawsuit over cross-border shooting of Mexican teen

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday barred a lawsuit against a Border Patrol agent for fatally shooting a 15-year-old Mexican boy on Mexican soil from across the border in Texas, refusing to open the door for foreign nationals to pursue civil rights cases in American courts in such incidents.

Feb 25, 2020
aclu.org Feb 25, 2020
ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Ruling in Cross-Border Shooting Case | American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that a family of a Mexican teenager killed in a cross-border shooting cannot sue the agent for damages under the Constitution.
axios.com Feb 25, 2020
Family of Mexican teen killed by border agent cannot sue, SCOTUS rules - Axios
The court noted a cross-border shooting case has "foreign relations and national security implications."
reuters.com Feb 25, 2020
Supreme Court bars lawsuit over cross-border shooting of Mexican teen - Reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday barred a lawsuit against a Border Patrol agent for fatally shooting a 15-year-old Mexican boy on Mexican soil from across the border in Texas, refusing to open the door for foreign nationals to pursue civil rights cases in American courts in such incidents.
twitter.com Feb 25, 2020
Lawrence Hurley on Twitter
“NEW: Supreme Court rules against family of Mexican teen fatally shot in cross-border shooting by a border patrol agent”
May 28, 2019
latimes.com May 28, 2019
Supreme Court agrees to hear U.S.-Mexico border shooting case - Los Angeles Times
The Supreme Court will decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager who was shot to death by an American border agent can sue for damages in U.S. courts.
Jan 18, 2011
nbcnews.com Jan 18, 2011
Family of Mexican teen killed by border agent sues - World news - Americas - Focus on Mexico | NBC News
A federal lawsuit filed Monday in Texas accuses the U.S. Border Patrol of wrongful death and civil rights violations in an agent's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican boy in June.
Jun 10, 2010
cnn.com Jun 10, 2010
Youth fatally shot by border agent had smuggling ties, official says - CNN.com
The 15-year-old Mexican youth who was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent had a history of involvement with human smuggling and was on a list of repeat juvenile offenders, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Mark Qualia told CNN Thursday.
Jun 09, 2010
theguardian.com Jun 09, 2010
Tension as Mexican, 15, killed by US border patrol | World news | The Guardian
The US authorities said the boy was among a group of would-be illegal migrants who threw rocks at border agents
nytimes.com Jun 09, 2010
Border Shooting Strains Tensions With Mexico - The New York Times
Mexican authorities expressed fury at the shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a Border Patrol agent, while American officials said the agent had been under attack by rock-throwing migrants.
Jun 07, 2010
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