William S. Dodge

Guest Author

William S. Dodge is Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law and John D. Ayer Chair in Business Law at the University of California, Davis, School of Law. He served as Counselor on International Law to the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State from 2011 to 2012 and as Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law from 2012 to 2018.

Articles by this author:

The Surprisingly Broad Implications of Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe for Human Rights Litigation and Extraterritoriality


Jun 18th, 2021

The Meaning of the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Germany v. Philipp


Feb 8th, 2021

Trump Administration Reverses Position on Corporate Liability Under Alien Tort Statute


Jun 1st, 2020

Supreme Court of Canada Recognizes Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations


Mar 26th, 2020

Second Circuit Gets Civil Forfeiture under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Wrong

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Aug 23rd, 2019

Jesner v. Arab Bank: The Supreme Court Preserves the Possibility of Human Rights Suits Against U.S. Corporations


Apr 26th, 2018

United States v. Microsoft: Why the Government Should Win the Statutory Interpretation Argument


Feb 19th, 2018

Introducing Just Security’s Symposium on United States v. Microsoft

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Feb 15th, 2018

The Original Meaning of the Alien Tort Statute


Oct 26th, 2017

Oral Arguments in Jesner v. Arab Bank: Supreme Court May Favor Two Steps to Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations


Oct 12th, 2017

Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations: A Preview of Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC


Sep 29th, 2017

The UK Supreme Court’s Landmark Judgment Belhaj v. Straw: A View From the United States


Jan 19th, 2017