To Proceed with Caution? Aiding and Abetting Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute

16 Pages Posted: 19 Oct 2010

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Ryan S. Lincoln

University of Idaho, College of Law

Date Written: August 2010

Abstract

This article examines the current state of the rule regarding aiding and abetting liability under the Alien Tort Statute. It analyzes a split between appellate court decisions with respect to the mens rea element of the rule in light of relevant international law jurisprudence and the Supreme Court's decision in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain.

Keywords: Alien Tort Statute, Alien Tort Claims Act, Accomplice Liability, Aiding and Abetting

Suggested Citation

Lincoln, Ryan S., To Proceed with Caution? Aiding and Abetting Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute (August 2010). Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 28, No. 2, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1692943

Ryan S. Lincoln (Contact Author)

University of Idaho, College of Law ( email )

875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.uidaho.edu/law/people/faculty/ryan-lincoln

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