Published on January 11, 2017 | by LawNews
Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in Bloomberg Story on Child Slavery Lawsuit Against Nestle and Cargill
Child Slavery Claims Against Nestle, Cargill Get One More Chance
By Edvard Pettersson
Jan. 10, 2017
The Supreme Court’s requirement that the underlying wrongdoing must “touch and concern” the U.S. creates a new obstacle for cases under the Alien Tort Statute, a law that wasn’t designed for such lawsuits, said Julian Ku, a constitutional law professor at Hofstra University. The Nestle case may determine how hard it will be for foreign plaintiffs to meet that requirement, Ku said.
Read the full article at bloomberg.com.