Alien Tort Claims Act (USA)

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29 October 2014

US appeals court dismisses Alien Tort case against Chevron & BNP Paribas over alleged complicity in human rights abuses committed by Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Govt.

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2 October 2014

Intl. arbitration tribunal on business & human rights could be a new way to offer victims "access to fair justice", says Claes Cronstedt

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

"International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights: Reshaping Access to Remedy", 29 Sep 2014...

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30 September 2014

Oxfam America explores implications of decision in US lawsuit against Nestlé, Cargill, ADM in development of future business models

Author: Irit Tamir, Oxfam America

"Child laborers bring case against food companies: “You’re enabling enslavement”", 26 Sep 2014...

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30 September 2014

US appeals court affirms dismissal of Alien Tort lawsuit against Drummond over alleged complicity in killing of labour leaders in Colombia

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23 September 2014

[PDF] Locarno, et al. v. Drummond Company, Inc. - Opinion

Author: US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

[Full text of the federal appeals court decision to affirm the lower court's dismissal of the case.]

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12 September 2014

Lawyer analyses US court decision in So. African apartheid case against IBM & Ford

Author: Michael Kourabas, TriplePundit

"The End of Apartheid Litigation and the Future of Corporate Accountability", 11 Sep 2014...

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11 September 2014

US court dismisses lawsuit against Cisco over allegations of abetting torture of Falun Gong practitioners in China

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9 September 2014

Earth Rights Intl. - Analysis of decision in So. African apartheid Alien Tort case

Author: Marissa Vahlsing, Earth Rights International

"Justice Further Delayed in Apartheid Case", 04 Sep 2014...

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9 September 2014
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Author: Intellivoire (Côte d'Ivoire)

« Esclavage des enfants: Une cour a rétabli une plainte contre des sociétés opérant en Côte d'Ivoire », 6 septembre 2014...

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2 September 2014

Khulumani Support Group statement on dismissal of So. African apartheid litigation

Author: Khulumani Support Group

"US District Court Judge Scheindlin dismisses the Apartheid Litigation on grounds that the recent narrowing of the scope of application of the Alien Tort Statute now prevents claims that involve foreign subsidiaries of American corporations", 1 Sep...

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