Here’s a sample of media commentary on the oral arguments yesterday in Abbott v. Abbott:

Mark Sherman (Associated Press):  “Scalia (yes, Scalia) invokes foreign law in court.”

Dahlia Lithwick ( “All in the Family: The Supreme Court plays nice over international child custody.”

Update (Jan. 16): here’s a post yesterday by Charles Kotuby at “Abbott v. Abbott Argument Round-Up.”  Kotuby also links to these blogs:

Erin Miller (SCOTUS blog): “Divining the purpose of a treaty on child abduction“ 

Roger Alford (Opinio Juris): “Looking for interpretive consensus in Abbott