Translating Unocal: The Liability of Transnational Corporations for Human Rights Violations

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Benoit Frydman

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy; Sciences Po School of Law

Ludovic Hennebel

Aix-Marseille University, Law School of Aix-en-Provence, CERIC, UMR DICE; Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Date Written: September 4, 2009

Abstract

This paper analyzes the legal proceedings against Total-Unocal in the US, in France and in Belgium regarding the human rights abuses perpetrated in Burma.

Keywords: global justice, transnational human rights law, corporations and human rights

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Frydman, Benoit and Hennebel, Ludovic, Translating Unocal: The Liability of Transnational Corporations for Human Rights Violations (September 4, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1922188 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1922188

Benoit Frydman

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Ludovic Hennebel (Contact Author)

Aix-Marseille University, Law School of Aix-en-Provence, CERIC, UMR DICE ( email )

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France

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