By John Reynolds
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Class
of 2011. The author would like to thank his family, friends, and colleagues for
their support. This note is dedicated to the victims of human trafficking.
LexisNexis UK ( http://www.lexisnexis.co.uk ),
a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced the
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In a multinational society there is always a danger of falling victim to discrimination or unequal treatment on the grounds of nationality, language or origin. There are more than 100 nationalities represented in Estonia. The largest groups are Estonians...
In Jama v. Esmor Correctional Services, Inc., the second Alien Tort Claims Act case to survive dispositive motions and proceed to trial, the claims at issue were not premised on overseas acts but instead on conduct that took place solely within the United...
This commentary, discussing the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Sarei v. Rio Tinto , 550 F.3d 822 (9th Cir. 2008), and its implications, was prepared by Jonathan Drimmer, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson who practices in international and commercial...
On January 30, 2009, the Second Circuit reinstated a consolidated case filed by parents and guardians of Nigerian children against Pfizer, employing an analysis that indicates an increasing comfort in allowing ATCA cases to proceed where serious violations...
By: Micaela Tucker
Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Excerpt from Guanxi!"-"Gesundheit!" An Alternative View on the "Rule of Law" Panacea in China, 35 Vt. L. Rev. 689
By: Dana Weiss and Ronen Shamir
Dana Weiss (LL.M, LL.B)
is a practicing attorney with Libai, Mann & Co., Advocates & a doctoral
student of the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies in the Faculty of
Law at Tel-Aviv University. The authors...
By: David Weissbrodt, Joseph C. Hansen, and Nathaniel H.
David Weissbrodt ,
Regents Professor and Fredrikson &
Byron Professor, University of Minnesota Law School. The author thanks Maleeha
Rizwy for her assistance on this article.
By: Robin Perry
Legal Officer, Human
Rights Branch, Australian Attorney-General's Department. The views expressed in
this paper are entirely my own and should not in any way be attributed to the
Attorney-General's Department. Special thanks...
Two similar recent cases by courts construing and applying the Alien Tort Statute demonstrate that courts will strictly apply the recent pleading standards set forth by the Supreme Court in Ashcroft v. Iqbal, but that if those standards can be met, the...