“The ATS [Alien Tort Statute] has become a playpen for a cabal of international law enthusiasts and plaintiffs’ lawyers. Couple the former’s wild-eyed global aspirations with the latter’s eagerness to drag corporations through our one-of-a-kind tort system, and it’s Katy, bar the door.” George Mason University School of Law Professor Michael Greve, discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, summarized elsewhere in this Report.

Liberty Law Blog, April 17, 2013.