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24 Sep 2012

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American University Washington College of Law

[PDF] Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations outside the US: A Day-After Assessment of the Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Reargument [Washington, 2 Oct]

On October 1, the Supreme Court will hold a rare rehearing of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. The Kiobel case now seems to portend the future of the Alien Tort Statute, which has been used to hold human rights violators accountable in US courts for wrongs committed around the world. Please join us for a day-after assessment of the Supreme Court argument at the intersection of human rights, environmental justice, and extraterritoriality, with a diversity of speakers.

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