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Alien Tort Statute (ATS), 28 U.S.C. § 1350

Definition

A federal statute that gives the federal courts jurisdiction over a civil action by an alien for a tort committed in violation of the law of nations or a treaty of the United States. Also known as the Alien Tort Claim Act (ATCA).

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