Supplement to Donald Earl Childress III, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015)

Aspen Casebook Series 2016, Fall Supplement for Donald Earl Childress Iii, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015)

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-58

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-232

Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017/2

28 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last revised: 24 Jan 2017

Donald Earl Childress III

Pepperdine University School of Law

Michael D. Ramsey

University of San Diego School of Law

Christopher A. Whytock

University of California, Irvine, School of Law

Date Written: September 16, 2016

Abstract

This is the Fall 2016 Supplement for Donald Earl Childress III, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015). Highlights include excerpts of the Supreme Court’s decision in RJR Nabisco Inc. v. European Community involving extraterritorial application of the RICO statute; discussion of new Supreme Court and appellate court decisions on foreign sovereign immunity; new developments regarding Alien Tort Statute litigation; and an update on the ongoing dispute involving claims against Chevron, Inc. by Ecuadorian plaintiffs.

Instructors using the Childress, Ramsey & Whytock casebook are authorized to distribute this supplement to their students for classroom use.

Keywords: Transnational Law, International Law, Transnational Litigation, International Litigation, Extraterritorial Law, Alien Tort Statute, Foreign Sovereign Immunity

JEL Classification: K33, K41

Suggested Citation

Childress III, Donald Earl and Ramsey, Michael D. and Whytock, Christopher A., Supplement to Donald Earl Childress III, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015) (September 16, 2016). Aspen Casebook Series 2016, Fall Supplement for Donald Earl Childress Iii, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015); UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-58; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-232; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017/2. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2847859

Donald Earl Childress III

Pepperdine University School of Law ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States
310-506-4807 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.pepperdine.edu/academics/faculty/childress.html

Michael D. Ramsey (Contact Author)

University of San Diego School of Law ( email )

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
United States
619-260-4145 (Phone)
619-260-2218 (Fax)

Christopher A. Whytock

University of California, Irvine, School of Law ( email )

401 East Peltason Drive, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92697-8000
United States
(949) 824-0496 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.uci.edu

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