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Professor Jennie Green submitted a statement for Amnesty International USA to the U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy hearing on April 5, 2017. The statement urged Congress not to repeal Section 1502 of…

On March 25, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in Doe v. Drummond. Among other rulings, the Court held that corporate officers could be held liable for human rights violations under the theory…

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard an oral argument in Doe v. Nestle, brought on behalf of child labor victims in the Ivory Coast. At the argument, the judges extensively discussed an amicus brief on…
Professor Jennie Green was quoted in a Reuters article on the impact of the April 17, 2013, decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case brought under the Alien Tort Statute and which charged the oil…
Professor Jennifer Green was quoted in a Star Tribune article about the current use of firearms in Minnesota and Minnesota laws regarding permits to carry concealed weapons. Green remarked that the self-defense argument for gun…
Professor Jennie Green will participate in the 91st annual International Law Weekend on October 25-27, 2012, in New York City. Green will be a panelist at a session entitled "Perspectives on Crimes of Sexual Violence in…
Professor Jennie Green participated in the American Society of International Law's "CLE Institute on Human Trafficking: Justice and Accountability." The course dealt with accountability and legal protections for victims of human…

Professors David Weissbrodt and Jennifer Green participated in an online discussion on PointofLaw.com of the pending Supreme Court case, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, about whether the Alien Tort Statute provides jurisdiction…

Professor Jennifer Green, along with Professor Michael Bazyler of Chapman University School of Law, wrote an opinion piece entitled "Hold Corporations Accountable" for The National Law Journal. The article explains how "Nuremberg…
Professor Jennie Green was quoted in an Inside U.S. Trade article entitled "In Critical Case, Supreme Court To Rule On Corporate Liability Overseas." Green was quoted about a brief she filed on the subject matter.
Professor Jennie Green was quoted in a Reuters article about a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that revived a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp for human rights violations. The case involves 15 Indonesian villagers who accused…
More than 400 law professors, among them Law School Professors Carol Chomsky, Jennifer Green, Heidi Kitrosser, and Gregory Shaffer, signed a letter dated February 1st to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid protesting the delays in…