Doe v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20136
No(s). 01-1357 (D.D.C. Jul 6, 2015) (Lamberth, J.)

A district court held that Indonesian villagers living near an energy corporation's natural gas development facility may go forward with their Alien Tort Statute claims for human rights abuses allegedly caused by security personnel at the site. Because of an ongoing civil war at the time the alleged...