March 29, 2020

Jesner v. Arab Bank

Rebecca J. Hamilton, Jesner v. Arab Bank (International Decisions), 112 (4) Am. J. Int’l L. 720 (2018).

The exclusion of transnational human rights litigation from U.S. federal courts is, for most practical purposes, now complete. On April 24, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5–4 ruling in Jesner v. Arab Bank, deciding that foreign corporations cannot be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS).

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