Law, Politics, and the Bhopal Tragedy: Contrasting American Perspectives After 35 Years, by Julie M. Bunck & Michael R. Fowler

This article reappraises the Bhopal gas leak of 1984, still history’s most tragic industrial accident. After considering the cases brought in U.S. and Indian courts, the two authors devote special attention to the contrasting American perspectives that have developed over time on how the U.S. and Indian legal systems handled the Bhopal case. The article concludes with thoughts on the lessons of the Bhopal experience for domestic and international law and environmental policy.

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