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Seventh Circuit Joins Eleventh and D.C. Circuits in Finding Corporate Liability Available Under the Alient Tort Statute, Splitting with the Second Circuit in Kiobel

By Louis M. Solomon Biomah Flomo, et al. v. Firestone Natural Rubber Co. , No. 10-3675 (7th Cir. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] , addresses the issue of corporate liability under the Alien Tort Statute...