Laynie Barringer

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Laynie Barringer

Laynie Barringer is a Legal Fellow at Corporate Accountability Lab where she uses creative legal strategies to address corporate abuse of human rights and the environment in international supply chains. During law school, she focused on human trafficking, international drug trafficking, and corporate accountability for environmental degradation and human rights abuses in extractive industries. Prior to law school, Laynie worked on a publication promoting criminal justice, healthcare, and educational reform in the state of Alabama. Laynie graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science. She earned her J.D. with a concentration in International Law from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law where she served as a Managing Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.

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The ATS Clarification Act Can Protect Human Rights and Level the Playing Field for U.S. Businesses

As previously reported on TLB, Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Brown (D-OH) recently introduced the Alien Tort Statute Clarification Act (ATSCA), which, if passed, will clarify the extraterritorial reach of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) and expand the statute’s jurisdiction to cover all defendants “present in” the United States. The ATS is one of our nation’s…

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