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Analysis: Supreme Court Rejects Alien Tort Claims Premised on Overseas Conduct in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

by Brittany Prelogar and Laura Ardito Summary: The Court limited Alien Tort claims for human rights violations on non-U.S. soil. Nigerians alleged Royal Dutch Petroleum and Shell Transport & Trading Company, of Holland and UK respectively, operating... Read More

LexisNexis-Sponsored REDLIGHT Film Debuts on Showtime
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis International & Foreign Law Staff (

On September 9, 2010, REDLIGHT, the powerful feature documentary by filmmaker and anti-human trafficking activist Guy Jacobson, made its television debut on SHOWTIME. As the result of LexisNexis' support of this project, the company received an... Read More

We Still Don't Punish Contractors for Slavery on U.S. Bases
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Samir Goswami

By Samir Goswami U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though... Read More

They Can’t Have it Both Ways: Why States Cannot Fight Sex Trafficking While Simultaneously Legalizing Prostitution
Posted on 26 Aug 2014 by Chelsea Swanson

The following is an excerpt from a law student note by Chelsea Swanson, 2015 J.D. candidate at the University of Georgia. Footnotes have been omitted. A .pdf version of the entire note, including footnotes, can be downloaded from the link below the post... Read More

Vote for RedLight Children in New York City’s Stay Classy Award: Most Effective Awareness Campaign
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis International & Foreign Law Staff (

We need your vote to help us win the 2nd Annual Stay Classy Awards' "Most Effective Awareness Campaign" in New York City. The Award will provide us with much needed funds to further our Campaign and its impact. Starting October 9th... Read More