U.S. justices question human rights case against Daimler AG

WASHINGTON Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:16am EDT

WASHINGTON Oct 15 (Reuters) - A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices raised doubts on Tuesday over whether Daimler AG can be sued in federal court for allegations that a subsidiary violated the human rights of workers at an Argentina plant in the 1970s.

During an hour-long oral argument, several justices raised concerns about how the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handled the case when it ruled in favor of human rights plaintiffs, raising the possibility of the case ultimately being sent back to that court for further review.

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Chessurcat wrote:
We have noted that the Ninth circuit likes to come to grips with the what they call human rights violations, in the DamlerAG case oct. 15 Washington ….. while all the time forgetting the fact that they are ignoring the horrific and pitiful human rights violations going on constantly under their very noses such as the Charles Villacres horror story in the CSP solano VACAVILLE prisons also in the ninth circuit. It sort of reminds me of the smile still up in the tree branches of the Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland. Yes the Ninth circuit has a wonderful smile but it is up in the branches all alone withOUT the cat i.e. without the evidence of any JUSTICE AT ALL

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Chessurcat wrote:
We have noted that the Ninth circuit likes to come to grips with the what they call human rights violations, in the Daimler AG case Oct. 15 Washington ….. while all the time forgetting the fact that they are ignoring the horrific and pitiful human rights violations going on constantly under their very noses such as the Charles Villacres horror story in the CSP solano VACAVILLE prisons also in the ninth circuit. It sort of reminds me of the smile still up in the tree branches of the Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland. Yes the Ninth circuit has a wonderful smile but it is up in the branches all alone with the cat i.e. without the evidence of any JUSTICE AT ALL
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