In Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., No. 10-1491 (U.S. Apr. 17, 2013), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the presumption against extraterritoriality applies to claims under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Consequently, there...more
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The holidays have come early for the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. The new fiscal year 2012 statistics for the Division’s accomplishments have been released. The statistics reveal that the Division’s criminal...more
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The Eighth Circuit’s recent decision in U.S. v. VandeBrake, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8584 (8th Cir. 2012), which affirmed the sentence of Steven VandeBrake, provides prosecutors new support for seeking enhanced sentences in...more
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