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The Resource International human rights litigation in U.S. courts, Beth Stephens ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

International human rights litigation in U.S. courts, Beth Stephens ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

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International human rights litigation in U.S. courts
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International human rights litigation in U.S. courts
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Beth Stephens ... [et al.]
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eng
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index present
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non fiction
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International human rights litigation in U.S. courts, Beth Stephens ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
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International human rights litigation in U.S. courts, Beth Stephens ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
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Rev. ed. of: International human rights litigation in U.S. courts / Beth Stephens and Michael Ratner. c1996
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The alien tort statute (ATS) : from 1789 to filartiga, sosa, and beyond -- Understanding the alien tort statute (ATS) : the analytic framework -- Plaintiffs, defendants, and violations in alien tort statute (ATS) suits -- The torture victim protection act (TVPA) -- Jurisdiction over states : the foreign sovereign immunities act (FSIA) -- Other grounds for human rights litigation -- Historical paradigms, modern violations -- Treaty violations -- The plaintiff : who can sue? -- Who can be sued I : personal jurisdiction and theories of liability -- Who can be sued II : U.S. and local government defendants -- Who can be sued III : corporations -- Foreign affairs and separation of powers -- Immunities -- Miscellaneous defences -- The role of the Executive Banch -- Preparing and filing a manageable case -- After the complaint is filed and served -- Discovery -- Proving a case -- Remedies -- Historical justice claims
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xxxiv, 619 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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