Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA)

Is MBS Entitled to Head of State Immunity?


Aug 18th, 2022

From Syria Torture Trial to Liberian Massacre Case – A Plea for Bolstering Witness Protections in Human Rights Litigation


Jan 13th, 2022

Neither Truth Nor Reconciliation: Mexico’s President Betrays Commitment to Transitional Justice


Dec 7th, 2021

New Ruling Sheds Light on State-Paramilitary Cooperation in Colombia – and on the TVPA


Oct 15th, 2021

Historic Judgment in Liberian Massacre Case Advances US Law

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Oct 11th, 2021

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe: What’s Not in the Supreme Court’s Opinions


Jun 30th, 2021

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


Jun 18th, 2021

Why the State Dept Should Reject Saudi Crown Prince MBS’s Claimed “Immunity”

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Dec 30th, 2020

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: Shielding American Corporations from Liability Undermines the United States’ Moral Authority

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Dec 21st, 2020

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: Holding the Aiders and Abettors of Atrocity to Account

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Dec 9th, 2020

A Commander’s Duty to Punish War Crimes: Past U.S. Recognition


Dec 4th, 2020

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: Rethinking the Alien Tort Statute


Dec 2nd, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s MBS Served with Extrajudicial Killing Lawsuit – Via WhatsApp


Nov 2nd, 2020

US Suit Against Saudi Prince for Attempted Killing of Ex-Insider Faces Hurdles


Aug 8th, 2020

Balancing Syria Advocacy and Witness Safety: Have We Lost Sight?


Mar 10th, 2020

Suit Against Sri Lankan Presidential Candidate Rajapaksa Dismissed on Common Law Immunity Grounds


Oct 23rd, 2019

Sri Lankan War Criminal Gotabaya Rajapaksa May Escape Accountability Yet Again, This Time by Running for President


Oct 9th, 2019

BREAKING: Sri Lankan Presidential Hopeful Sued in Federal Court for Human Rights Violations


Apr 8th, 2019

Liberian War Crimes Claims Survive in Alien Tort Statute Case

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Feb 27th, 2019

MBS and the Torture Victims Protection Act–His travel to the United States may no longer be an option


Oct 17th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh and the Risk of a Return to Torture


Aug 10th, 2018

Historic Moment for Liberians: Warlord Sentenced to 30 Years


Apr 24th, 2018

“Golden Shield” Oral Arguments Today: Doe v. Cisco


Apr 18th, 2017