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’[3] On the question of domestic law the Court finds that ‘the law of the United States has been uniform since its founding that corporations can be held liable for the torts committed by their agents. [read post]
27 Apr 2018, 8:48 am by Chinmayi Sharma
Royal Dutch Petroleum, the court held that aliens cannot bring suit in a United States court for conduct that occurred entirely, or primarily, in another country, unless the domestic conduct is sufficient to displace the strong presumption against extraterritoriality. [read post]
18 Sep 2010, 9:49 am by Marta Requejo
Royal Dutch Petroleum (issued today by a 2nd Circuit panel of Judge Cabranes writing for himself and Judge Wood, and a concurrence in the judgment by Judge Leval). [read post]
22 Oct 2012, 9:01 pm by Rodger Citron
Solicitor General Don Verrilli, Jr. argued on behalf of the United States and capably defended the government’s nuanced approach to interpreting the ATS.  [read post]
28 Feb 2012, 6:35 am by Guest Blogger
Royal Dutch Petroleum, in which the issue is whether corporations can be sued for serious human rights abuses under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), 28 USC 1350. [read post]
23 Jul 2007, 6:36 am
Getty Petroleum Marketing, Inc., certain New Jersey and Pennsylvania franchisee operators are betting on the latter and have filed suit in the United States District Court in the District of New Jersey against Getty and Lukoil Americas Corporation (“Lukoil”). [read post]
10 Oct 2017, 5:12 am by John Bellinger, Andy Wang
The Solicitor General has filed an amicus brief arguing that the ATS does allow for corporate liability but suggesting that, on remand, the suit should nevertheless be dismissed because the plaintiffs’ claims do not sufficiently touch and concern the United States. [read post]
5 Mar 2012, 6:55 am by Marissa Miller
Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., the decision in Kurns v. [read post]
17 Sep 2010, 8:20 pm by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) I’ve now had a chance to read a little more closely the decision, majority and concurrence, in Kiobel v. [read post]
25 Apr 2018, 10:55 am by Samuel Moyn
The lifecycle of the ATS tracks almost exactly the lifecycle of the human rights movement in the United States. [read post]