Jesner v. Arab Bank: The Curious Case of Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute
Braden L. Dotson

A majority of the Supreme Court has precluded federal jurisdiction over foreign corporations under the Alien Tort Statute, but could the plurality’s reasoning extend to domestic corporations, precluding jurisdiction for law-of-nations violations committed by U.S. corporations abroad?


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