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11 Jun 2016, 7:53 am
The History In 1980, the plaintiffs in Filartiga v. [read post]
24 Jan 2011, 7:32 am
Pena-Irala (2nd Cir. 1980) (case discussed by IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack here):Torture is the highest sin. [read post]
23 Aug 2012, 8:34 am by Duncan Hollis
United States) 1984 ICJ 169, 1986 ICJ 14 (4) Filartiga v. [read post]
13 Jul 2022, 8:55 pm by Lawrence Solum
” The statute lay dormant for years until a 1980 case called Filartiga v. [read post]
Beginning with Filartiga v Pena-Irala[2] and continuing through to Doe v Unocal[3] and more recent cases, there has been a general consensus amongst the various circuits of the US courts that both individual and corporate defendants could be held accountable under the ATS for egregious human rights abuses. [read post]
7 Mar 2012, 7:09 am by Marco Simons
Pena-Irala, in which a Paraguayan torturer was found in the US and sued by his victims for committing torture in Paraguay. [read post]
29 Nov 2011, 10:26 am by Ryan Scoville
The first published appellate opinion to interpret the statute came in 1980 in Filartiga v. [read post]