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Supreme Court docket Mulls Scope of Alien Tort Statute in Nestle, Cargill | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Supreme Court Mulls Scope of Alien Tort Statute in Nestle, Cargill | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

On December 1, 2020, the US Supreme Court heard an oral hearing on two related cases asking questions about the scope of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which has been widely discussed in front of the court in recent years. In Nestle USA, Inc. v Doe I and Cargill, Inc. v Doe I, plaintiffs allege … Read more

Supreme Court docket Unlikely to Maintain Nestle, Cargill Chargeable for Alleged Little one Labor Violations

Supreme Court Unlikely to Hold Nestle, Cargill Responsible for Alleged Child Labor Violations

The success of the lawsuit depends largely on the judges’ interpretation of a 231-year-old tort law. The US Supreme Court has signaled that it will dismiss a lawsuit accusing Nestle USA and Cargill of practicing and benefiting from child labor overseas. According to the New York Times, the case was filed by six citizens of … Read more