Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights and the Rutherford Institute

Abstract

Brief of Amici Curiae on petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of the Supreme Court of the United States, in the matter of Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain. Defends the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), under which foreign national workers may sue U.S.-based multinational corporations if they have been complicit in violating their rights.