- The Washington Times - Monday, June 29, 2009

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal in a suit filed by the families of Sept. 11 victims against members of the Saudi royal family, accusing four princes of financing al Qaeda.

President Obama’s chief legal advocate, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, filed a brief before the high court opposing the lawsuit, saying that the families lacked standing to sue members of a foreign government.

Angry family members pressed State Department and Justice Department officials in a series of closed-door meetings earlier this month.

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