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1996 | Peter Schuyler Black: “Kadic V. Karadzic: Misinterpreting the Alien Tort Claims Act”

in: Georgia Law Review, Fall 1996 [31 Ga. L. Rev. 281]

A critical examination of the Second Circuit decision in Kadic V. Karadzic in which it was held that Karadzic’s conduct qualified for subject matter jurisdiction under ATCA.The author however argues that the court’s analysis is ‘artificial’, ‘problematic’ and ‘creates troubling policy implications’.