The Turn to Corporate Criminal Liability for International Crimes: Transcending the Alien Tort Statute

47 N.Y.U. Journal of International Law and Politics (2014), 86 pages.

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In this Article, I point to the advantages of processing Alien Tort Statute (ATS) cases against corporations through the lens of corporate criminal liability for international crimes, showing how this provides doctrinal and conceptual responses to criticisms of the ATS. The article was cited by the Appeals Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in its controversial decision to try a corporation for contempt.

For criticisms and responses to this article on Opinio Juris, see:

For the reaction of members of prominent civil society organizations to the Article, see: