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23 Apr 2013, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
Royal Dutch Petroleum, the United States Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit by Nigerian plaintiffs who were suing foreign corporations for allegedly aiding and abetting human rights violations in Nigeria. [read post]
22 Apr 2013, 7:41 am by Trey Childress
Supreme Court To Hear Case Concerning The Scope and Applicability of The Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine Another ATS Case Seeking Supreme Court Review New Alien Tort Statute Case At The United States Supreme Court: Kiobel, et al., v Royal Dutch Petroleum Petition Filed [read post]
19 Apr 2013, 6:54 am by Rachel Sachs
On Monday, the Court also heard argument in United States v. [read post]
18 Apr 2013, 10:05 am by Bexis
The same general principle also prohibits states from imposing punitive damages on conduct that took place solely in other states. [read post]
17 Apr 2013, 10:20 am by Howard Friedman
 However, Justice Roberts held that this does not generally apply to conduct that took place outside the United States:even where the claims touch and concern the territory of the United States, they must do so with sufficient force to displace the presumption against extraterritorial application.In the case before the Court, plaintiffs alleged that various multi-national corporations aided the Nigerian government in its human rights abuses in… [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]
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]
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]