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Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.
The Chamber, along with the National Foreign Trade Council, USA*Engage, United States Council for International Business, and American Petroleum Institute, filed an amicus brief on the merits arguing that the Supreme Court should not imply a federal common law action to enforce international human-rights norms against corporate entities.
Anton Metlitsky, Jonathan D. Hacker, and Samantha M. Goldstein of O'Melveny & Myers LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.