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New York District Court Dismisses Major Rights Suit on Apartheid

By Christopher Wang
April 07, 2008
In In re South African Apartheid Litig., the district court for the Southern District of New York (Sprizzo, J.) recently considered whether multinational corporations that did business in apartheid South Africa violated international law, and therefore could be held subject to suit under the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), and other jurisdictional provisions....