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Supreme Court Slams Door on Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute

I previously wrote about the case of Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, which asked whether corporations can be liable under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 U.S.C. §1350.  Victims of human rights violations in foreign nations (including terrorism) had made … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court Holds that Foreign Corporations May Not Be Held Liable Under the Alien Tort Statute

In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, 584 U.S. ___, 2018 WL 1914663 (U.S. Apr. 24, 2018) (Kennedy, J.), the Supreme Court of the United States held that foreign corporations may not be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules 5-4 that the Alien Tort Statute Cannot Be Used To Sue Foreign Corporations

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Alien Tort Statute cannot be used to sue foreign corporations. With Justice Kennedy writing for the majority, the Court affirmed the Second Circuit’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelves: Manhattan Alien by B.K. Mahtre

Flip to back Flip to front Listen Playing… Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more Manhattan Alien by B.K. Mhatre After visiting US for the first time, author wrote an email to friends and… … Continue reading

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Attorneys: Alien sweep illegal (The News Herald)

Bay County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four men believed to be illegal aliens on Friday. The men worked for a subcontractor on an expansion project at the Bay County Water Treatment Plant on Transmitter Road. Read more detail on Legal News … Continue reading

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