Justices Reject Argentines' Suit Against DaimlerChrysler

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 12:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that California courts could not hear a suit against German automaker DaimlerChrysler Corp. over an Argentine subsidiary's union-busting activities and human rights violations committed in collaboration with the Argentine government.

In an opinion penned by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the high court reversed a Ninth Circuit decision that found that the California courts had jurisdiction to hear the suit brought by a group of Argentine nationals.

The Supreme Court concluded that DaimlerChrysler could not be sued in California for injuries...
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