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The International Law Section of the Barristers Club Presents:
Kiobel:The Uncertain Future of Alien Tort Statute Litigation

December 17, 2010: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H
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Speakers
Chimène Keitner
Associate Professor of Law, U.C. Hastings

Kristin Linsley Myles
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

David L. Wallach
Jones Day

Natalie Bridgeman Fields
Executive Director, Accountability Counsel

Moderator
Yuval Miller
Chair, Barristers International Practice Section

Topics

  • The reasoning behind the Second Circuit's holding and Judge Leval's dissent;
  • The current state of the ATS and the related Torture Victim Protection Act ("TVPA") in the Ninth Circuit
  • Alternatives under the ATS and other methods of holding corporations liable for alleged extraterritorial actions
  • The likelihood of en banc review by the Second Circuit, Supreme Court review, or Congressional intervention.


  • Lunch & Registration: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Program: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

    Location

    BASF Conference Center
    301 Battery Street
    3rd Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    Directions

    Cost

    Government$25.00
    Nonprofit$25.00
    Student$25.00
    Section Member$30.00
    BASF Member$40.00
    Non-Member$50.00

    Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

    Event Code: B101437

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