Human Rights Litigation After the 2013 Kiobel Decision

Date:

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Speaker(s):

Paul Hoffman, Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris Hoffman & Harrison, LLP, lead plaintiffs' counsel in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum; Kristin Linsley Myles, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP; Chimène Keitner, UC Hastings College of the Law; Elizabeth Wydra, chief counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

Location:

BASF Conf Center
301 Battery St
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

Fee:

member $35, nonmember $50

Time:

6-7:30 pm

CLE Credits:

1 CA hr

Topics:

Topics include the following:  The Supreme Court's decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum held that the Alien Tort Statue (ATS) cannot be applied extraterritorially. How does the decision fit into the Court's jurisprudence? How and where will plaintiffs continue to prosecute human rights claims? Foreign or international tribunals? U.S. courts?  What types of claims "touch and concern" the United States with "sufficient force" to overcome the presumption against extraterritoriality?

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