All submissions must be typed, single spaced, in 12 pt font. You may use the textbook and any other outside resources to help you. You MUST cite your sources. Please make sure to answer ALL parts of the question. Answers must be 2-3 pages. If you don’t meet the minimum page requirement, I will dock you points. Not answering every part of the prompt will also result in a lower grade.
A case to look at concerning some of the issues brought up by the essay prompt below is Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case decided by the United States Court in 2013.
(You can find the case opinion online, and here is a good article to warm you up – http://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/supreme-court-review/2013/9/anderson.pdf (Links to an external site.)). You can use this as an example, but I would strongly recommend using additional and more recent example(s).
Must be submitted online in either .doc, .docx or .pdf format.
In your opinion, do you believe that private corporations should be held liable in United Stated Courts for human rights violations committed overseas? Why or why not? Give an example of what should or shouldn’t.
Would or should it make a difference if the corporation was located/did substantial business in the United States? Provide current event(s) to illustrate your opinion.