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8 Oct 2011, 2:52 am by Julian Ku
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), directs that only violations of well-established, specifically defined, and universally agreed-upon international law rules may be recognized under the ATS. [read post]
21 Feb 2007, 3:09 am
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), that at the time ATS was enacted only three actions were generally recognized as infractions of the law of nations: piracy, offenses against ambassadors, and violations of safe conducts. [read post]
16 Dec 2015, 12:08 pm by Sarah Freuden, Alex Zerden
Alvarez Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), the Supreme Court held that the ATS is a jurisdictional statute, which grants jurisdiction over violations of only those international norms that are binding, specific, and universally accepted, such as piracy and torture. [read post]
10 Nov 2015, 6:54 am by Robert Loeb, David Ryan
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), held that courts must use great caution is recognizing common claims under the ATS and that such claims must, at a minimum, state a violation of a clearly defined, widely accepted, obligatory international norm. [read post]
30 Sep 2010, 7:28 am
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), requires the federal courts to look to international law rather than domestic law to determine jurisdiction over ATS claims against a particular class of defendant.  [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 3:00 am by Louis M. Solomon
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004) (describing the history of the Alien Tort Statute and holding that district courts may recognize private causes of action for some violations of the law of nations).   [read post]
9 Aug 2011, 11:21 am by Tobias Thienel
The scenario, then, was reasonably similar to that in the famous Alvarez-Machain case (see Sosa v Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004)).  [read post]
2 Jun 2010, 2:47 pm by Chimene Keitner
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), and others limit the number of cases that will actually go forward. [read post]
16 Mar 2017, 7:42 pm by Patricia Wald
Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692, 750 (2004) as a “fad,” a “fashion,” and “a 20th century invention of internationalist law professors and human rights advocates”). [read post]