Foreign Affairs & International Commerce: Alien Tort Statute (ATS) Cases

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U.S. Chamber asks Ninth Circuit to reconsider Alien Tort Statute ruling, which is inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court Kiobel decision
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Second Circuit orders dismissal of ATS lawsuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court throws out Ninth Circuit decision on Alien Tort Statute (ATS) in light of Kiobel ruling
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court reins in abuse of Alien Tort Statute, which has been used to import foreign lawsuits into U.S. courts
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court sets Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case for re-argument in subsequent Term
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
U.S. Supreme Court clarifies jurisdictional nature of Alien Tort Statute, limits its scope
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Defeat
Aiding and Abetting Liability under the Alien Tort Statute
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Aiding and Abetting Liability under Alien Tort Statute
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
Proper Standard for Corporate Liability under Alien Tort Statute
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
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