Quote of the Day, Samuel Alito, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

Quote of the Day: These Are Not the Laws You Are Looking For

What business does a case like that have in the courts of the United States?

— Justice Samuel Alito, during today’s oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. The case will determine whether the 223-year-old Alien Tort Statute allows corporations to be sued in U.S. courts for violations of international law. You can view the entire argument transcript on the SCOTUS website.

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