The article focuses on uses Alien Tort Statute as a vehicle for litigating human rights abuses in both civil and criminal prosecutions in the U.S. Topics discussed include developments in International Criminal Law in addressing human rights violations; judicial attitudes that could affect the interpretation of the Trafficking Victim Protection Act; and Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain court case on the same.
Sara Sun Beale, The Trafficking Victim Protection Act: The Best Hope for International Human Rights Litigation in the U.S. Courts?, 50 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 17-47 (2018)
Library of Congress Subject Headings
International criminal law, Victims of crimes--Protection, Human rights, Alien Tort Claims Act (United States), Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000