The two issues are whether respondent Alvarez-Machain's allegation that the Drug Enforcement Administration instigated his abduction from Mexico for criminal trial in the United States supports a claim against the Government under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA or Act), 28 U. S. C. §§ 1346(b)(1), 2671-2680, and whether he may recover under the Alien Tort Statute...
SOSA v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN
542 U.S. 692 (2004)
SOSA v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN ET AL.
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Argued March 30, 2004.
Decided June 29, 2004.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
SOUTER, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, Parts I and III of which were unanimous, Part II of which was joined by REHNQUIST, C. J., and STEVENS, O'CONNOR, SCALIA, KENNEDY, and THOMAS, JJ., and Part IV of which was joined by STEVENS, O'CONNOR, KENNEDY, GINSBURG, and BREYER, JJ. SCALIA, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which REHNQUIST, C. J., and THOMAS, J., joined, p. 739. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which BREYER, J., joined, p. 751. BREYER, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, p. 760.
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