Thursday, September 27, 2012

Preview of Next Week's Re-Argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

Now available from the ABA is a preview by Prof. Jonathan Hafetz (Seton Hall) of Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum:

Download ABA Preview Kiobel Oct 1 2012

As covered earlier, the Court ordered a new round of briefing and argument to address the following issue: “Whether and under what circumstances the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, allows courts to recognize a cause of action for violations of the law of nations occurring within the territory of a sovereign other than the United States.”

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