Civil Action No. 11-527 (RBW).

919 F.Supp.2d 43 (2013)

Manuel Gudiel GARCIA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Kathleen SEBELIUS, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

January 29, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Rachel A. Sheridan , Conrad & Scherer, Terry P. Colhngsworth , Piper M. Hendricks , Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs.

Laura Katherine Smith , U.S. Department of Justice, Jeffrey T. Green , Washington, DC, for Defendants.


REGGIE B. WALTON, District Judge.

The plaintiffs brought this action under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350 (2006), and the United States Constitution seeking redress for "non-consensual human medical experimentation that took place in Guatemala from ... 1946 to 1953, and any subsequent medical testing that lasted beyond 1953 at the hands of American and Guatemalan doctors and government officials ... who were continuing...

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