Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Alien Tort Statute and Corporate Liability: Looking Ahead to the Supreme Court Decision in Kiobel

By: Maria Florencia Librizzi[*] The Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of litigation seeking to hold U.S. corporations accountable under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) for aiding and abetting human rights abuses overseas. In September 2010, the Second Circuit … Continue reading

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The European Debt Crisis, continued . . .

On July 16, 2010, when the debt crisis that currently engulfs Europe was still beginning to take shape, I discussed the Implications of European De-Integration for International¬†Law, in a short post on this blog.¬† In the post, I predicted that … Continue reading

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