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Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum (No Corporate Liability Under AlienTort Claims Act)

Order Affirming Motion to DismissNew York

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A panel of the court ruled 2-1 on September 17, 2010 that the Alien Tort Statute gives U.S. courts jurisdiction over alleged violations of international law by individuals only, not by corporations. The decision dismisses...more

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