Supreme Court to Weigh if Firms Can Be Sued in Human Rights Cases

NEW YORK TIMES | on Mon, Apr 3, 1:13 PM

Photo Arab Bank’s main offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman. The bank is accused of helping to pay suicide bombers and their families. Credit Khalil Mazraawi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Supreme Court[1] agreed on Monday to decide whether corporations may be sued in American courts for complicity in human rights abuses abroad.The case concerns Arab Bank, which is based in Jordan[2] and has been accused of processing financial transactions through a branch in New York for groups ...

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