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Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc., No. 07-0016

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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

Appellate Information

Argued: January 12, 2009

Decided: October 2, 2009


Opinion by Judge Jacobs


For Appellants:

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

For Appellee:

Marc J. Gottridge, Joseph P. Cyr, Scott W. Reynolds, and Andrew M. Behrman, Lovells LLP, New York, NY

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