April 9, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) on Wednesday denied in part a motion to dismiss lawsuits against some companies accused of assisting South Africa's apartheid-era government can go forward. The lawsuit, brought by a class of thousands of South Africa... ...[read more]
July 6, 2008
by Abigail Salisbury
A class of plaintiffs suing several dozen US companies which did business in South Africa during apartheid will ask to narrow their claims Tuesday in a status conference to be held in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). The plaintiffs are South Africans seeking to ...[read more]
October 13, 2007
by Devin Montgomery
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Friday that US courts have jurisdiction under the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) to hear certain tort claims brought by apartheid victims against companies that allegedly collaborated with the South African government in the maintenance of the ...[read more]

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