Vivian Curran Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum
Professor Vivian Curran has filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court for the reargument of "Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum." In the brief, Professor Curran is joined by: Justice Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe of France's Supreme Court of Public Law and Honorary Member of the Constitutional Council; Prof. George Bermann of Columbia Law School; Prof. Amalia Kessler of Stanford Law School; Prof. Helene Ruiz-Fabri, Dean of the Sorbonne (Paris I) Law School; Prof. Mireille Delmas-Marti, Prof. emerita, College de France; Prof. Christian Joerges, of the Univ. of Bremen Faculty of Law and formerly long-time Professor at the European University Institute; and Antoine Garapon, Secretary General of l'Institut des hautes etudes sur la justice , who is a former judge as well as scholar and public figure in France. Among the sources cited in the brief is the important comparative law work on class action law suits by Professor Rhonda Wasserman, published in her recent Notre Dame Law Review article.