The 2008 Jonathan I. Charney Distinguished Lecture in International Law Part 1. John B. Bellinger, III from the U.S. State Department. "Enforcing Human Rights in the U.S. Courts and Abroad: The Alien Tort Statute and Other Approaches"
Bellinger, John B. III
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John B. Bellinger III, Senior Advisor to Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, outlines the origin of the Alien Tort Statute and the recent Supreme Court decision that limited its scope. He also discusses the type and quantity of litigation employing the statute before and after the Supreme Court decision.