Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc., No. 07-0016
In an action alleging that defendant participated in the Sudan government's violations of international law through genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, the dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where plaintiffs failed to establish defendant's purposeful complicity in human rights abuses.
Read Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc., No. 07-0016
Argued: January 12, 2009
Decided: October 2, 2009
Opinion by Judge Jacobs
Paul L. Hoffman, Adrienne J. Quarry, Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman, Venice, CA
Carey D'Avino, Stephen Whinston, and Keino Robinson, Berger & Montague, P.C., Philadelphia, PA
Marc J. Gottridge, Joseph P. Cyr, Scott W. Reynolds, and Andrew M. Behrman, Lovells LLP, New York, NY
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