Alien Tort Statute (ATS)

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Supreme Court Declines Review of Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Rejection of Extraterritorial Application of the Alien Tort Statute
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Defends Corporate Separateness and Opposes Expansion of Liability under ATS in CA2
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
Ninth Circuit refuses to reconsider Alien Tort Statute ruling, which is inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court Kiobel decision
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Defeat
Second Circuit orders dismissal of ATS lawsuit
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court throws out Ninth Circuit decision on Alien Tort Statute (ATS) in light of Kiobel ruling
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court reins in abuse of Alien Tort Statute, which has been used to import foreign lawsuits into U.S. courts
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court sets Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case for re-argument in subsequent Term
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
U.S. Supreme Court clarifies jurisdictional nature of Alien Tort Statute, limits its scope
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Status: Defeat

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