Selected Academic Literature

If you would like to recommend an article or book, email me at charles [at] donefer [dot] com.

Links are provided where available. New additions are bolded.

Charles Ainscough, Choice of Law and Accomplice Liability under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 588 (2010)

Chittharanjan Felix Amerasinghe, Local Remedies in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2d ed. 2004)

Anthony J. Bellia Jr & Bradford R. Clark, The Alien Tort Statute and the Law of Nations, 78 U.Chicago L.Rev. 445 (2011)

M. Anderson Berry, Whether Foreigner or Alien: A New Look at the Original Language of the Alien Tort Statute, 27 Berkeley J.
Intl. L. 316 (2009)

Curtis A. Bradley, The Alien Tort Statute and Article III, 42 Va. J. Intl. L. 587 (2002)

Jessica Bergman, The Alien Tort Statute and Flomo v. Firestone Natural Rubber Company: The Key to Change in Global Child Labor Practices, 18 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 455 (2011)

Richard M. Buxbaum and David Caron, The Alien Tort Statute: An Overview of the Current Issues, 28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 511 (2010)

Michael G. Collins, The Diversity Theory of the Alien Tort Statute, 42 Va. J. Intl. L. 649 (2002)

Anthony D’Amato, The Alien Tort Statute and the Founding
of the Constitution
, 82 Am. J. Intl. L. 62 (1988)

William S. Dodge, The Historical Origins of the Alien Tort Statute: A Response to the “Originalists,” 19 Hastings Intl. & Comp. L. Rev. 221 (1996).

Charles Donefer, Sarei v. Rio Tinto and the Possibility of Reading an Exhaustion Requirement into the Alien Tort Claims Act, 6 Nw. U. J. Int’l Hum. Rts. 155 (2007)

Amy Endicott, The Judicial Answer: Treatment of the Political Question Doctrine in Alien Tort Claims, 28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 537 (2010)

Esther E. Garcia, Promoting International Human Rights: A States Interest to Finding Jurisdiction for Transnational Corporations on the Basis of Revolving Common Procedural Issues in ATCA and TVPA Litigation, 17 Sw. J. Int’l L. 285 (2011).

Carlee M. Hobbs, The Conflict between the Alien Tort Statute Litigation and Foreign Amnesty Laws, 43 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 505 (2010)

Kathleen Jawger, Environmental Claims under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 519 (2010)

Colin Kearney, Alien Tort Statute – Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 621 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2010) [comments]” 34 Suffolk Transnat’l L. Rev. 263 (2011)

Eugene Kontorovich, Implementing Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain: What Piracy Reveals about the Limits of the Alien Tort Statute, 80 Notre Dame L. Rev. 111 (2004)

Julian G. Ku, The Curious Case of Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute: A Flawed System of Judicial Lawmaking, 51 Va. J. Int’l L. 353 (2010-2011)

Jonathan B. Lancton, The Alien Tort Statute and Customary International Law: The Judicial Albatross Hanging around the Executive’s Neck, 47 Hous. L. Rev. 1081 (2010-2011)

Thomas H. Lee, The Safe-Conduct Theory of the Alien Tort Statute, 106 Colum. L. Rev. 830 (2006)

Andrei Mamolea, The Future of Corporate Aiding and Abetting Liability under the Alien Tort Statute: A Roadmap, 51 Santa Clara L. Rev. 79 (2011)

David H. Moore, Medellín, the Alien Tort Statute, and the Domestic Status of International Law, 50 Va. J. Intl. L. 485 (2010)

Rosaleen T. O’Gara, Procedural Dismissal under the Alien Tort Statute, 52 Ariz. L. Rev. 797 (2010)

Thomas M. Pohl, From Blackbeard to Bin Laden: The Re-Emergence of the Alien Tort Claims Act of 1789 and Its Potential Impact on the Global War on Terrorism, 34 J. Legis. 77 (2008)

Anna Sanders, New Frontiers in the ATS: Conspiracy and Joint Criminal Enterprise Liability after Sosa, 28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 619 (2010)

Paula Rivka Schocket, A New Role for an Old Rule: Local Human Rights Jurisdiction Under the Torture Victim Protection Act, 19 Colum. Hum. Rights. L. Rev. 223 (1987)

David Scheffer and Caroline Kaeb, The Five Levels of CSR Compliance: The Resiliency of Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute and the Case for a Counterattack Strategy in Compliance Theory, 29 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 334 (2011)

Efrain Staino, Suing Private Military Contractors for Torture: How to Use the Alien Tort Statute without Granting Sovereign Immunity-Related Defenses, 50 Santa Clara L. Rev. 1277 (2010)

Daniel Swearingen, Alien Tort Reform: A Proposal to Revise the Alien Tort Statute, 48 Hous. L. Rev. 99 (2011)

Theophila, Mara, Moral Monsters under the Bed: Holding Corporations Accountable for Violations of the Alien Tort Statute after Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 79 Fordham L. Rev. 2859 (2010-2011)

Vanessa R. Waldref, Alien Tort Statute after Sosa: A Viable Tool in the Campaign to End Child Labor, 31 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 160 (2010)

David Wallach, The Alien Tort Statute and the Limits of Individual Accountability in International Law, 46 Stan. J. Int’l L. 121 (2010)

Ernest A. Young, Sosa and the Retail Incorporation of International Law, 120 Harv. L. Rev. F. 28 (2007)

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