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14 Oct 2012, 6:04 pm by Leland E. Beck
Katherine McCoy, of Liskow & Lewis, reports that DOJ, for the EPA, has sought a rehearing en banc, not a panel rehearing with a suggestion of rehearing en banc, of the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit invalidating the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule in EME Homer City Generating v. [read post]
30 Aug 2012, 6:49 pm by Record on Appeal
Royal Dutch Petroleum – an Alien Tort Statute case involving a violation of the law of nations and whether a corporation can be a defendant in an Alien Tort Statute action;  United States v. [read post]
27 Aug 2012, 7:50 am by Lisa R. Pruitt
  That's what Aussies call the natural gas released by fracking, and Aussies are beginning to debate the practice as hotly as we are in the United States. [read post]
14 Aug 2012, 7:52 pm by John Bellinger
  In Filartiga, the U.S. brief to the Second Circuit argued that “abstention is generally appropriate … when the parties and the conduct alleged in the complaint have as little contact with the United States as they have here. [read post]
3 Aug 2012, 9:33 am by Joe Consumer
A state law that capped damages at $5 million for the entire incident, upped to $6 million by the General Assembly. [read post]
3 Aug 2012, 9:33 am by Joe Consumer
A state law that capped damages at $5 million for the entire incident, upped to $6 million by the General Assembly. [read post]
2 Aug 2012, 6:26 am by Larry Catá Backer
   (Pix from Guantanamo Bay, US Department of Defense) Professor Strauss starts with the context for the issue to be considered: since 2002 the United States has been using its naval base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for the detention of prisoners involved in the various conflicts in which the United States is currently engaged, mostly subsumed under the generic "war against terror" label. [read post]
26 Jul 2012, 2:20 pm by Eugene Kontorovich
Several of the commentators have repeatedly stated that the ATS extended universal jurisdiction (and corporate liability) to piracy. [read post]
24 Jul 2012, 7:53 am by Sarah Cleveland
  And contrary to some commentators, the 1790 criminal piracy statute at issue in United States v. [read post]
22 Jul 2012, 10:22 pm by Leland E. Beck
Circuit denied challenges to EPA’s Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards [NAAQS] for Nitrogen Dioxide, in American Petroleum Institute v. [read post]
20 Jul 2012, 9:49 am by Oona Hathaway
  As the first brief of the United States in Kiobel emphasized, “international law . . . establishes the substantive standards of conduct and generally leaves the means of enforcing those substantive standards to each state. [read post]
18 Jul 2012, 10:12 am by Michael Ramsey
Alvarez-Machain, which involved the extraterritorial actions of a non-citizen agent of the U.S. government – again, that is well within the purposes of the ATS and entirely distinct from corporations with only tenuous connections to the United States. [read post]
11 Jul 2012, 12:11 pm by Ingrid Wuerth
Although many of the briefs filed in the Kiobel litigation take the “binary approach,” the briefs of the United States did not. [read post]