Marc J. Goldstein Arbitrator & Mediator NYC
July 22, 2011

Seventh Circuit Rules in Favor of Corporate Liability Under The Alien Tort Statute

Dear Readers:

On my general website you will find a short case comment on the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision, written by Judge Richard Posner, holding that corporations may be civilly liable for damages under the Alien Tort Statute.  The decision comes only a few days after the D.C. Circuit so held, in disagreement with the Second Circuit panel majority position in the Kiobel case last year.   Your attention to these comments is invited, under the Legal Developments column on my website,

Best wishes.

Marc Goldstein

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