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In personam jurisdiction

Wiwa v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

The court upholds in part and reverses in part a district court dismissal on forum non conveniens grounds of individuals' Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) suit alleging that a foreign oil company participated in human rights violations in...

In re Texas E. Transmission Corp. PCB Contamination Ins. Coverage Litig.

The court affirms a district court's exercise of jurisdiction over three actions arising from disputes over insurance coverage for the costs of cleaning up polychlorinated biphenyl contamination caused by the insured's operation of a...