Supreme Court Holds U.S. Rights Legacy in the Balance

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CNN, September 27, 2012

September, 2012
An argument before the Supreme Court on October 1 in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum will have enormous significance. The case concerns the torture of Ogoni leaders in Nigeria, but at stake is the future of the law under which this case was brought, the Alien Tort Statute.