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5 Mar 2012

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Kiobel, Esther, et al. v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, Et Al. This case is restored to the calendar for reargument. The parties are directed to file supplemental briefs addressing the following question: “Whether and under what circumstances the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. §1350, allows courts to recognize a cause of action for violations of the law of nations occurring within the territory of a sovereign other than the United States.”...