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Academic Commentary
19 Apr 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Patrick Borchers of the Creighton University School of Law says that the Supreme Court's opinion in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum overlooks recent relevant developments in the conflict of laws and may have unintended effects on future cases...The US Supreme Court's already-strange extraterritoriality jurisprudence just got a … [read more]


Academic Commentary
10 Jul 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center says the theory that self-executing treaties are the only type of international law that is binding on states is based on an incorrect, revisionist account of US legal history...Devising theory, marshaling it and sending it off to do … [read more]


Academic Commentary
22 Mar 2012

JURIST Guest Columnists Jennifer Green and Sahadev Gowda of the University of Minnesota Law School, say that corporations must be held accountable for international law violations through use of the Alien Tort Statute...Last month, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. … [read more]

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