Torres v. Southern Peru Copper Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 21157
No(s). 96-40203 (5th Cir. May 19, 1997)

The court holds that a district court properly dismissed a class action brought by Peruvian citizens alleging injuries from a U.S. corporation's copper smelting and refining operations in Peru. The court first holds that the district court had federal question jurisdiction because the complaint rais...