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Prof. Julian Ku Discusses WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Decision to Stay in Ecuadorian Embassy

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Professor Julian Ku was interviewed by Voice of Russia US discussing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal options after he announced that he will be staying in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the United Kingdom for at least the next five years. He is unable to step outside to reach an airport.

Listen to the interview.

Professor Ku was also quoted in an ABA Journal article discussing SCOTUS limiting the Alien Tort Statute, slowing suits against U.S. companies for action overseas.

Excerpt:

“The big takeaway is that the conception of the Alien Tort Statute as an open-ended law that gives a remedy for actions that occur anywhere to vindicate universal values is not a plausible reading,” says Hofstra University law professor Julian Ku, who welcomed the decision. “The court has now agreed with that.”

Read the full article.

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