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Supreme Court Limits Tort Claims for Violating the Law of Nations
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously yesterday in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, No. 10-1491, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 3159 (Apr. 17, 2013), that a claim under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which relates to civil actions by foreign citizens for violations of the "law of nations," does not extend to conduct that occurred on foreign soil.
United States
20 Apr 2013
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