TITLE

Taking Legal Pluralism Seriously: The Alien Tort Claims Act and the Role of International Law Before U.S. Federal Courts

AUTHOR(S)
Antoniolli, Luisa
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Summer2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p651
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the judicial application of the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) and the role of international law before U.S. federal courts. Issue of pluralistic deficit in the judicial process; Relevance and scope of legal pluralism in the international context; Characteristics of the ATCA; Use of the ATCA in federal case law for the vindication of human rights.
ACCESSION #
18087139

 

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