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Alien Tort Statute Link Round-Up

– Turkish mobile giant Turkcell sues South African mobile giant MTN over alleged bribes to Iran for a cellular contract.  It’s got weapons, diplomats and tons of cold, hard case.  D.C. District Court complaint here. – Prof. Eugene Kontrorovich asks … Continue reading

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2nd Circuit: Art theft does not violate the law of nations

Yesterday, the 2nd Circuit affirmed the F.R.C.P Rule 12(b)(1) dismissal of Orkin v. Swiss Confederation. The quick and dirty: Plaintiff brought a FSIA and ATS claim against the Swiss Government for the 1933 sale of a Vincent Van Gogh by … Continue reading

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