29 Apr '15, 1pm

*BREAKING NEWS* Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Takes 'Whale Wars' to the Supreme Court #SeaS…

*BREAKING NEWS* Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Takes 'Whale Wars' to the Supreme Court #SeaS…

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Takes ‘Whale Wars’ to Supreme Court Expansive Interpretation of Alien Tort Statute Endangers U.S. Businesses, Sea Shepherd Argues The United States Supreme Court Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit marine conservation organization, filed a petition yesterday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appellate decision holding it in contempt of court based on the activities of foreign groups that opposed illegal Japanese whale hunts. (The petition is available at: Petition for Writ of Certiorari ). “Any business that operates internationally should be alarmed by the ruling at issue here,” said Claire Davis, a partner with Lane Powell, the law firm representing Sea Shepherd at the Supreme Court. “This case isn’t specific to whaling, but instead raises fundamental questions ab...

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