May 28, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Guest Columnist Kenneth S. Gallant of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law says that careful delineation of the application of extraterritorial law is the key to its predictable application ...In two recent cases, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum and ...[read more]
April 19, 2013
by Caleb Pittman
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- ...[read more]
April 17, 2013
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum that nothing in the Alien Tort Statute of 1789 (ATS) rebuts the US presumption against extraterritoriality and that suits challenging torture and international law violations that took place overseas cannot be ...[read more]

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