Abbott v. Abbott has been set for oral argument in the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.  The petitioner’s merits brief was filed in September and is available on Westlaw, along with a number of amicus briefs (including briefs for the United States and the Hague Conference on Private International Law). Respondent’s brief on the merits is due by November 17, and there are likely to be additional amicus briefs.