TITLE

Access to U.S. Federal Courts as a Forum for Human Rights Disputes: Pluralism and the Alien Tort Claims Act

AUTHOR(S)
Ochoa, Christiana
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Summer2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p631
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the issue of pluralism in the context of the U.S. Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) portion of the kidnapping lawsuit Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain. History and context of the ATCA; Contributions of the act in terms of civic pluralism; Link between legal and civic pluralism in the case of ATCA.
ACCESSION #
18087429

 

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