[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled [text, PDF] Wednesday that a lawsuit by Argentine citizens can proceed against Daimler AG [official website] for the actions of Mercedes-Benz Argentina [official website, in Spanish] during the nation’s 1976-1983 "Dirty War" [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The suit, which was dismissed by the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] in 2005 due to a lack of jurisdiction, alleges that Mercedes-Benz Argentina…

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