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Supreme Court: No Liability for Organizations Under Torture Victims Protection Act

Today the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed Judge Ginsburg’s holding that the Torture Victim Protection Act (“TVPA”) does not permit suits against organizations.   Continue reading

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Supreme Court Shows Interest in D.C. Circuit’s Torture Victim Protection Act Opinion

After its “long conference,” the Supreme Court relisted Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 11-88 (S. Ct.) [Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 09-7109 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 18, 2011) (Ginsburg, J., joined by Tatel & Garland, JJ.)] for reconsideration of the cert petition at a future conference. Continue reading