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At Just Security, William Dodge discusses last week’s oral argument in Jesner v. Arab Bank, in which the justices considered whether corporations are liable under the Alien Tort Statute, explaining that “the Justices seemed to be looking at the question in two steps: (1) whether...

Many insurance policies contain a war exclusion precluding coverage for loss caused by war. But in world where violent conflicts involve a wide variety of different groups and parties, what exactly constitutes “war”? In a recent coverage dispute presenting this issue, a federal judge concluded...

Low-dose Photon Irradiation May Help Malignant Mesothelioma Cells Spread, German Study Warns Low-dose photon irradiation, frequently used in radiotherapy, potentially assists deadly pleural malignant mesothelioma (MPM) cells spread out, warns a research study by Germany’s University of Heidelberg. The study, “Low-dose photon irradiation induces invasiveness through the...

We expect orders from the October 13 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. The justices will meet next for their October 27 conference. The calendar for the November sitting, which begins on October 30, is available on the Supreme Court’s website. The post This week at...