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Talisman Energy and the Alien Tort Statute: The Continuing Threat of Secondary Liability

Two recent cases, Abecassis v. Wyatt , 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32731, and Lev v. Arab Bank , PLC, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16887, highlight the enduring enigmatic nature of the "purpose" standard for proving an ATS violation set forth in Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energ , 582 F...