For today, our intern and policy aficionado Molly Knight takes a look at the policy behind Kiobel, written in the hours leading up to the issuance of the decision:
Remember Kiobel? (If you’re thinking that’s a battle cry like “Remember the Alamo!” you need to read our post from last year.) There, we asked our readers to pay attention to Supreme Court case Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum because, well, it’s a pretty big deal. Now, over a year later, it still is a big deal and the Supreme Court should be issuing its decision any day now.