Monday, September 20, 2010

It's a Bad Time to be an ATS plaintiff: Goodbye ATS!

John Doe I v. Nestle, CV 05-5133 SVW (C.Cal. Sept. 8, 2010):

"Having thoroughly considered the question of corporate liability under the Alien Tort Statute, the Court concludes that the existing authorities fail to show that corporate liability is sufficiently well-defined and universal to satisfy Sosa."

See also: Koibel, Bowoto.