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Deja Vu: Previewing Kiobel for the October 2012 Term

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......
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Court Seeks Reargument of Alien Tort Statute Case

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (3 years ago)

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

Kiobel Forecloses Another Alien Tort Statute Claim in 11th Cir.

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (2 months ago)

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision last term in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum has already put the kibosh on one Alien Tort Statute (ATS) claim in the Eleventh Circuit: In that case, the court said that Kiobel foreclosed using the A... Read Post

Royal Dutch Shell Should Be Held Accountable in Nigeria

Industries : AFL-CIO Now Blog (3 years ago)

Elizabeth Boomer of the AFL-CIO International Affairs Department sends us this. Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (Shell), which pits a Nigerian plaintiff, Esther Kiobel, a... Read Post


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