[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit [official website] on Thursday revived [opinion, PDF] a lawsuit against Drummond Company [corporate website] alleging that the company hired Colombian paramilitaries to assassinate plaintiffs’ fathers. The plaintiffs brought suit against Drummond under the Alien Torts Statute (ATS) [28 USC 1350], the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 (TVPA) [materials], which allows US citizens to sue for terrorist acts committed by US firms abroad, and the wrongful death laws of…

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