Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute… read more

The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that seeks to impose liability in U.S. courts on those who commit human rights violations in foreign countries. In the first oral argument The Court heard argument on the case in the 2011-12 term on the aspect of the case pertaining solely to the question of suing corporations under the ATS.

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Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument

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Program ID:
308614-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2012

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  • Oct 07, 2012 | 4:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 2012 | 1:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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