There was virtually no dissent, judicially or politically, to opening the federal courts to foreign victims of human rights violations with the ATCA and TVPA, and allowing individuals, usually former military officials, to be brought to justice in the United States.
"Separating Fact from Fiction in the Debate over Application of The Alien Tort Claims Act to Violations of Fundamental Human Rights by Corporations,"
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