Profs Fight Nestle's 9th Circ. Redo Bid In Child Slave Suit

Law360 (February 11, 2019, 8:10 PM EST) -- A group of law professors specializing in international law and human rights urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday not to grant Nestle and Cargill’s request for a full-court rehearing of the appellate court’s decision to revive a proposed class action accusing the companies of aiding and abetting child slavery.

The professors, who come from New York University Law School, University of California, Davis School of Law and Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, among others, penned an amicus brief opposing Nestle USA and Cargill Incorporated Co.’s petition for rehearing after the Ninth Circuit in October reversed the dismissal of...

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