TITLE

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT REVERSED THE DISTRICT COURT'S PARTIAL DENIAL OF A MOTION TO DISMISS CLAIMS THAT FAIL TO ASSERT A CLAIM OF RELIEF UNDER THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE AGAINST THE FORMER PRESIDENT AND DEFENSE SECRETARY OF BOLIVIA

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
International Law Update;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 17, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a court case wherein the Bolivian citizens filed suit against former Bolivian President Gonzalo Daniel Sánchez de Lozada Sánchez Bustamante and defense secretary José Carlos Sánchez Berzaín under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). The district court granted in part and denied in part the motion of the defendants. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit reversed and remanded the decision of the court for failure to state plausible claim.
ACCESSION #
74621616

 

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