A small but increasing number of class actions for mass human rights violations are being brought under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350.
Mackinnon, Catharine A.
"Collective Harms Under The Alien Tort Statute: A Cautionary Note On Class Actions,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 6
, Article 27.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol6/iss2/27