Supreme Court grants certiorari in Alien Tort Statute cases

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7:00am

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in two consolidated cases concerning the extraterritorial reach of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) and the liability of a domestic corporation under the ATS.  The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief supporting certiorari and subsequently filed an amicus brief on the merits.  Click here to read more about Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I and Cargill, Inc. v. Doe I.