With less than a month until the Supreme Court kicks off its 2012 term, we're looking forward to the first case the Court will consider on First Monday: Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. If that name seems eerily familiar, it's because the Court also considered the case last term, before......
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered reargument in a major challenge involving lawsuits against corporations for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Statute. Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum originally asked the justices... Read Post
This afternoon the Supreme Court asked for supplemental briefing and announced it would hear additional oral arguments next term in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, in which the Court is considering whether foreign nationals may fil... Read Post