Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation, Re, Vietnam Association For Victims Of Agent Orange/Dioxin and ors v Dow Chemical Company and ors, First Instance, 373 F.Supp.2d 7 (E.D.N.Y. 2005), ILDC 123 (US 2005), 10th March 2005, United States; New York; District Court for the Eastern District of New York [EDNY]
Whether United States' military use of herbicides from 1961 to 1971, and Southern Vietnamese use from 1971 to 1975, constituted a violation of international obligations actionable under the Alien Tort Statute.
Whether claims against government contractors that materiel they supplied and that was allegedly used by the military in violation of international law were cognizable and justiciable.
Whether the international law claims were barred by any statute of limitations.