Monday, August 10, 2009

Rare Win for Alien Tort Claim Plaintiffs

Last week, a Brooklyn jury awarded $1.75 million to a Bangladeshi man who was tortured by a Bangladeshi paramilitary group.  The plaintiff sued under the Alien Tort Claims Act and the Torture Victims Protection Act.  American Lawyer (via law.com) has more.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2009/08/rare-win-for-alien-tort-claim-plaintiffs-.html

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