Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

Point of Law is hosting a debate between Professor Julian Ku of Hofstra Law School and Professor David Weissbrodt, the Regents Professor and Fredrikson & Byron Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, that is focused on the extent to which companies can be sued by foreigners in U.S. courts for alleged human rights abuses abroad, at issue in the Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (link no longer available) case currently before the Supreme Court. Arguments are scheduled to be heard before the Supreme Court tomorrow.