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Monday, September 19, 2016

Aargh, avast yee, ATS plaintiffs

Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Unfortunately, I did not find that out until late today. Because this morning in Fed Courts, I taught the Alien Tort Statute and Sosa, which identified piracy as one of the acts that could be the basis for an ATS claim. The confluence would have been perfect. And, like Thanksgivukkah, the opportunity will not come around again for years.

Oh, well.

Posted by Howard Wasserman on September 19, 2016 at 04:06 PM in Howard Wasserman, Teaching Law | Permalink


That is just plain tragic.

Posted by: Joseph Slater | Sep 20, 2016 11:29:22 AM

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