List of Posts to dwkcommentaries—Topical: LAW (U.S. ALIEN TORT STATUTE)

As of 06/30/17

# Date Title
153 10/21/11 The Alien Tort Statute, 1789-1979,   https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/21/the-alien-tort-statute-1789-1979/
154 10/23/11 U.S. Circuit Court’s 1980 Decision Validates Use of Alien Tort Statute To Hold Foreign Human Rights Violators Accountable,    https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/23/u-s-circuit-courts-1980-decision-validates-use-of-alien-tort-statute-to-hold-foreign-human-rights-violators-accountable/
155 10/25/11 The Alien Tort Statute, 1980-2004, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/25/the-alien-tort-statute-1980-2004/
158 11/09/11 Alien Tort Statute Interpreted by U.S. Supreme Court in 2004,https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/23/the-alien-tort-statute-interpreted-by-the-u-s-supreme-court-in-2004/ 
161 11/14/11 The Alien Tort Statute, 2004-Present, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/11/14/the-u-s-alien-tort-statute-2004-present/
141 10/11/11 Litigation Against Conspirators in the Assassination of Oscar Romero, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/11/litigation-against-conspirators-in-the-assassination-of-oscar-romero/
159 11/11/11 Former Salvadoran Generals Held Liable by U.S. Courts for $54.6 Million for Failure To Stop Torture, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/11/11/former-salvadoran-generals-held-liable-by-u-s-courts-for-54-6-million-for-failure-to-stop-torture/
160 11/13/11 Former Salvadoran Vice-Minister of Defense Held Liable by U.S. Courts for $6 Million for Torture and Extrajudicial Killing,https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/11/13/former-salvadoran-vice-minister-of-defense-held-liable-by-u-s-courts-for-6-million-for-torture-and-extrajudicial-killing-2/
316 09/12/12 The U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act,https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/09/12/the-u-s-foreign-sovereign-immunities-act/
167 11/26/11 Important Sovereign Immunities Case
317 09/14/12  U.S. Supreme Court Decides that Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Does Not Apply to Former Foreign Government Official, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/09/14/u-s-supreme-court-decides-that-foreign-sovereign-immunities-act-does-not-apply-to-former-foreign-government-official/
318 09/15/12  U.S. District Court Decides That Former Somali Government Official Is Not Entitled to Common Law Immunity and Is Liable for $21 Million of Compensatory and Punitive Damages, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/09/15/u-s-district-court-decides-that-former-somali-government-official-is-not-entitled-to-common-law-immunity-and-is-liable-for-21-million-of-compensatory-and-punitive-damages/
342 11/07/12 Appellate Court Affirms Denial of Common Law Immunity to Former Somali Official, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/11/07/appellate-court-affirms-denial-of-common-law-immunity-to-former-somali-official/
189 12/29/11 Former President of Mexico Is Sued in U.S. Federal Court for Alleged Human Rights Violationshttps://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/12/29/former-president-of-mexico-is-sued-in-u-s-federal-court-for-alleged-human-rights-violations/
189A 01/10/12 Comment: Former President of Mexico’s Dismissal Motion
319 09/17/12  U.S. State Department Suggests Former President of Mexico Is Immune from Suit in U.S. Federal Court for Alleged Human Rights Violations, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/09/17/the-u-s-state-department-suggests-former-president-of-mexico-is-immune-from-suit-in-u-s-federal-court-for-alleged-human-rights-violations/
319A 10/17/12 Comment: District Court Orders Plaintiffs To Show Cause Why Case Should Not Be Dismissed
398 03/10/13 Mexican  Court Invalidates Former Mexican President’s Claim of Immunity from Alien Tort Statute and Torture Victims Protection Act Case in U.S., https://dwkcommentaries.com/2013/03/10/mexican-court-invalidates-former-mexican-presidents-claim-of-immunity-from-alien-tort-statute-and-torture-victims-protection-act-case-in-u-s/
405 03/26/13 Additional Thoughts on U.S. and Mexican Legal Issues in the Pending U.S. Lawsuit Against ErnestoZedillo, Former Mexican President, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2013/03/26/additional-thoughts-about-mexican-and-u-s-legal-issues-in-the-pending-u-s-lawsuit-against-ernesto-zedillo-former-president-of-mexico/
406 03/28/13 Mexican Court Decision Is Filed in U.S. Case,https://dwkcommentaries.com/2013/03/28/mexican-court-decision-regarding-zedillo-immunity-is-filed-in-u-s-case/
414 04/17/13 Former Mexican President Tells U.S. Court To ignore Mexican Court Decision
445 07/23/13 Dismissal of U.S. Case Against Ex-President of Mexico
473 02/18/14 U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Case Against Former Mexican President
339 11/01/12 Case Against Corporations under the Alien Tort Statute Allowed To Proceed, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/11/01/case-against-corporations-under-the-alien-tort-statute-is-allowed-to-proceed/
339A 03/28/13 Comment: District Court Dismisses Complaint Against Two Corporations
372 01/09/13 Alien Tort Statute Case Against a Corporation Is Settled by Its Paying $5.28 Million, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2013/01/09/alien-tort-statute-case-against-a-corporation-is-settled-with-its-payment-of-5-28-million/
84 07/09/11 Alien Tort Statute: Important Cases Heading to U.S. Supreme Court, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/07/09/alien-tort-statute-important-cases-heading-to-u-s-supreme-court/
84A 03/25/13 Comment: D.C. Circuit Case Regarding Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute Is Stayed Pending U.s. Supreme Court Decision in Kiobel
149 10/17/11  U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Cases Challenging Whether Corporations Can Be Held Liable for Aiding and Abetting Foreign Human Rights Violations, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2011/10/17/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-cases-challenging-whether-corporations-can-be-held-liable-for-aiding-and-abetting-foreign-human-rights-violations/
215 02/25/12 Procedural Background for U.S. Supreme Court Argument in Kiobel on Corporate Liability for Foreign Human Rights Violations, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/02/25/procedural-background-for-u-s-supreme-court-argument-in-kiobel-case-on-corporate-liability-for-foreign-human-rights-violations/
216 02/26/12  Second Circuit’s Decision inKiobel Rejecting Corporate Liability for Assisting Foreign Human Rights Violations, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/02/26/second-circuits-decision-in-kiobel-rejecting-corporate-liability-for-, assisting-foreign-human-rights-violations/
220 03/02/12 U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case That May Decide If Corporations Are Liable Under the Alien Tort Statute, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/03/02/u-s-supreme-court-hears-case-that-may-decide-if-corporations-are-liable-under-the-alien-tort-statute/
223 03/10/12 U.S. Supreme Court Orders Rehearing in Kiobel Case, https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/03/10/u-s-supreme-court-orders-rehearing-in-kiobel-case-regarding-extraterritorial-application-of-the-alien-tort-statute/
223A 03/11/12 Comment: Response to Erik Hare
223B 07/23/12 Comment: Law Professors Say Alien Tort Statute Was Intended To Have Extraterritorial Effect
223C 03/28/13 Comment: Rio Tinto Case Being Held by Supreme Court Until After Its Decision in Kiobel
327 10/04/12 Re-Argument of Important Human Rights Case in U.S. Supreme Court,https://dwkcommentaries.com/2012/10/04/re-argument-of-important-human-rights-case-in-u-s-supreme-court/
327A 10/05/12 Comment: Wall Street Journal Reiterates Its Opposition to Alien Tort Statute
416 04/18/13 The U.S. Supreme Court Severely Limits Application of Alien Tort Statute
477 03/01/14 Federal Appellate Court Allows Lawsuit by Guantanamo Detainees
255 05/04/12 Federal Appellate Court Grants Immunity to Author of Legal Memoranda Regarding U.S. Detention and Interrogation of Suspects in the “War on Terrorism”
255A 05/09/12 Comment: More Criticism of Ninth Circuit’s Decision in Case Against Author of Legal Memoranda Regarding U.S. Treatment and Interrogation of Detainees
214 02/24/12 Former Salvadoran Military Officer Is Determined To Have Assisted in Torture and Murder [U.S. Immigration Crime],
413 04/14/13 Enforcement of International Human Rights Norms with U.S. Immigration Laws
214 02/24/12 Former Salvadoran Military Officer Is Determined to Have Assisted in Torture and Murder [U.S. Immigration Court]
455 09/05/13 Former Salvadoran Colonel Inocente Orlando Montano To Serve 21 Months in U.S. Prison
498 04/26/14 U.S. Orders Deportation of Former Salvadoran General
241 04/09/12 Netherlands Court Awards Monetary Damages to Palestinian for Libyan Torture
241A 04/18/12 Comment: Libyans Sue Former U.K. Foreign Minister over Alleged Complicity in Libyan Torture

 

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