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A Discussion of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum with Counsel From the Case

October 15, 2013 —


The Supreme Court Institute and the Human Rights Institute Present: The Future of Human Rights Litigation After Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.


Tuesday, October 22, 2013
4:00 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
Eric E. Hotung International Law Building, Supreme Court Institute Moot Courtroom
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Paul L. Hoffman, Counsel to Esther Kiobel, et al., Petitioners 

Kathleen M. Sullivan, Counsel to Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., et al., Respondents

Neal Katyal, Professor, Georgetown Law (Moderator)


The attorneys who argued both sides of this historic case during the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 October Term will discuss the matter’s lasting impact on human rights litigation. 

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