The Supreme Court is finally set to decide the reach of the Alien Tort Statute
If general counsel wonder whether their companies' friend-of-the-court briefs ever have any impact, they only need to look at last week's U.S. Supreme Court action involving the Alien Tort Statute. T
If general counsel ever wonder whether their companies' friend-of-the-court briefs really have any impact, they only need to look at this week's U.S. Supreme Court action involving the Alien Tort Sta
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...rights were violated. But the plaintiffs face two potential challenges, says Paul Hoffman, who has argued the applicability of the statute before the U.S...
Exxon is accused of violating human rights through the acts of hired Indonesian soldiers
Enterprise Products/Teppco; EMC/Data Domain; Validus/IPC; Centocor et al. v. Abbott Labs; Starr International v. AIG; Huntsman v. Credit Suisse et al.; Wiwa v. Royal Dutch Shell et al
Can corporations be liable for aiding and abetting human rights abuses abroad? An appellate battle over apartheid reparations could be high noon for the alien tort
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