Kiobel, et al. v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (Reargument)

U.S. Supreme Court

Question(s) Presented

Supplemental Question Presented:

Whether and under what circumstances the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, allows courts to recognize a cause of action for violations of the law of nations occurring within the territory of a sovereign other than the United States.

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Procedural History

Cert. granted 10/17/11. Argued 2/28/12. Supplemental briefing and reargument ordered 3/5/12. NCLC supplemental amicus brief filed 8/8/12.  Case argued on 10/01/12. Decided 4/17/13.

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