Alien Tort Claims Act (USA)

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19 October 2000

Alien Tort Claims Act Provides a Legal Forum for the World

Author: Elizabeth Amon, National Law Journal

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24 November 1997

New Peril for Companies Doing Business Overseas: Alien Tort Claims Act Interpreted Broadly

Author: Joseph Pizzurro and Nancy Delaney, New York Law Journal

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20 March 2003

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)

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8 January 2015

Colombians ask US Supreme Court to hear appeal in lawsuit against Chiquita alleging complicity in abuses by paramilitaries

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21 July 2015

Indonesian villagers' Alien Tort lawsuit against ExxonMobil may proceed in US court

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9 April 2015

The [US] Supreme Court Needs to Decide: Can Victims Sue Chiquita For Sponsoring Terrorism?

Author: Steven Cohen, New Republic

Eight years have passed since Chiquita…was convicted on felony charges of having financed terrorism in Colombia. The company paid fines to the U.S. government, but for more than a decade, victims have been denied damages in U.S. courts. The reason? It...

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