List of Posts to dwkcommentaries—Topical: LAW (U.S. TORTURE VICTIMS PROTECTION ACT )


# Date Title
175 12/10/11 The Torture Victims Protection Act,
183 12/ 20/11 TVPA Lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court Over the Murders of the American Churchwomen,
159 11/11/11 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,
316 09/12/12 The U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act,
317 09/14/12  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,
342 11/07/12  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 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,
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.,
405 03/26/13 Additional Thoughts on U.S. and Mexican 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,
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,
217 02/26/12  U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Another Case Regarding Corporate Liability for Assisting Torture and Extrajudicial Killing
219 03/01/12  U.S. Supreme Court Hints That It Will Decide That Corporations Are Not Liable Under the Torture Victims Protection Act,
245 04/19/12 Legal Entities Not Liable under the Torture Victims Protection Act,
245A 04/20/12 Comment: Human Rights Group Calls for Congress To Amend the TVPA To Subject Organizations to Liability


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