Ms Judith A Archer

Judith A Archer

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Ninth Circuit weighs in on corporate liability under the Alien Tort Statute
USA | 28 November 2011

A recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision reiterated that corporations may be held liable under the Alien Tort Statute for violations of international norms. The court also recognised that alien plaintiffs may be required to exhaust local remedies before seeking redress under the statute.