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US Court Says Colombians Cannot Sue Chiquita

A US appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit against banana grower Chiquita brought by at least 4,000 Colombians who accused the company of supporting paramilitary forces who killed or tortured their relatives. 372 more words


Post-Kiobel, the Lower Courts Are Only Pretending to Apply the Presumption Against Extraterritoriality in Alien Tort Statute Cases

In its recently released decision in Al Shimari v. CACI International (4th Cir. 2014), the Fourth Circuit followed a recent┬átrend that has emerged in alien tort statute (“ATS”) cases, post- 3,514 more words

Alien Tort Statute

June 30, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Al Shamari v CACI Premiere Technology, Inc.

Al Shamari and others sued CACI alleging war crimes and common law tort claims arising from CACI employee actions while serving as contractors at the Abu Gharib prison in Iraq. 194 more words