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Beanal v Freeport-McMoran Incorporated and Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold Incorporated, Appeal judgment, 197 F.3d 161 (5th Cir. 1999), ILDC 1449 (US 1999), 29th November 1999, United States; Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) [5th Cir]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 06 December 2019

Whether the Alien Tort Statute (‘ATS’) provided US federal district courts with subject matter jurisdiction over claims asserting violations of international environmental law committed by corporations.

Whether the ATS provided US federal district courts with subject matter jurisdiction over claims asserting cultural genocide.

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