Laurie Strauch Weiss

Laurie Strauch Weiss

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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“Supreme Court Limits ATS Litigation—But Door Remains Slightly Ajar”

In Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 133 S.Ct. 1659 (2013), the United States Supreme Court addressed the applicability of the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”) to alleged violations of international law committed by...more

7/10/2013 - Alien Tort Statute Human Rights International Labor Laws Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. Multinationals SCOTUS Torture

Recent Development on Corporate Liability in U.S. Courts for Conduct Outside the United States

This week the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-awaited decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., which addressed the question of whether a federal court may recognize a cause of action under the Alien Tort Statute...more

4/22/2013 - Alien Tort Statute Extraterritoriality Rules Jurisdiction Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. Multinationals SCOTUS

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