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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Aid Must Be "Purposeful" Under Alien Tort Claims Act

In a decision (pdf) issued on Friday, the Second Circuit held that aiding-and-abetting liability under the Alien Tort Claims Act requires "purpose rather than knowledge alone." 

New York Law Journal and Am Law Litigation Daily have more.

- SBS

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2009/10/aid-must-be-purposeful-under-alien-tort-claims-act-.html

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