ATA

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ATAAdvanced Technology Attachment (IDE Interface for IBM-PC/AT & compatible computers)
ATAAddictions Training Academy (est. 2009; UK)
ATAAir Transport Association
ATAAmerican Trucking Associations (Alexandria, Virginia)
ATAAlberta Teachers' Association
ATAAmerican Translators Association
ATAAnalog Telephone Adapter
ATAActual Time of Arrival
ATAAmerican Taekwondo Association
ATAAfrica Travel Association
ATAAmerican Thyroid Association
ATAAlternative Technology Association (Australia)
ATAAntarctica (ISO Country code)
ATAAid to Artisans (Newtown, MA)
ATAAgreement to Agree (contingent contract)
ATAAlliance for Technology Access
ATAArchery Trade Association (Salt Lake City, UT)
ATAAllen Telescope Array
ATAAmerican Telemedicine Association
ATAApproval to Award (California)
ATAAmerican Tinnitus Association
ATAAmateur Trapshooting Association
ATAAir-To-Air
ATAApples to Apples
ATAAdmission Temporaire (French: Temporary Admission)
ATAARCNET Trade Association
ATAAmerican Teleservices Association
ATAanti Theft Alarm
ATAAnalog Trunk Adapter
ATAAutomotive Technician Accreditation
ATAAsynchronous Terminal Adapter
ATAApplication Targeted Accelerator
ATAAdvanced Technology Attachment
ATAAny to Any
ATAAnalog Terminal Adapter
ATAArtists' Television Access (San Francisco, CA)
ATAAnimal Transportation Association (Warrenton, VA)
ATAAnti-Terrorism Act
ATAAtmospheres Absolute
ATAAmerican Tarot Association
ATAAllegheny Trail Alliance
ATAAccredited Tax Advisor (accreditation from College for Financial Planning and the Accreditation Council on Accountancy)
ATAAlbanian Telegraphic Agency (Albanian News Agency)
ATAApplication to Application
ATAAmerican Tennis Association
ATAAerospace Testing Alliance (Arnold AFB, TN)
ATAAmerican Topical Association
ATAAssociation of Talent Agents
ATAAssociazione Tecnica dell'Automobile (Italy)
ATAAntiterrorism Assistance (program)
ATAAmerican Trans Air, Inc.
ATAAdministrative Tribunals Act (Canada)
ATAAurintricarboxylic Acid
ATAAuckland Transition Agency (New Zealand)
ATAAtmosphere Absolute
ATAAutomatic Temperature Control
ATAAir Travelers Association
ATAAmerican Trakehner Association
ATAAfghan Transitional Authority
ATAAutomatic Tracking Aid (radar technology)
ATAApplied Technology Associates
ATAAdvanced Tactical Aircraft
ATAAlabama Turfgrass Association (est. 1961)
ATAAmerican Tilapia Association
ATAAmerican Telugu Association
ATAAverage Total Assets
ATAAsia Theological Association
ATAAboriginal Tourism Association (British Columbia, Canada)
ATAAmerican Telecommuting Association
ATAAlfabetico per Autore (Italian: Alphabetical by Author)
ATAAgricultural Tenancies Act (UK)
ATAAnterior Tibial Artery
ATAAirlift Tanker Association (USAF)
ATAAir Transportation Association of America
ATAAirport Traffic Area
ATAAir Transport Authority
ATAAmerican Tapestry Alliance
ATAAmerican Telemarketing Association
ATAAuxiliary Ocean Tug
ATAAssociation of Teaching Artists (New York)
ATAArchitecture Tradeoff Analysis
ATAAmerican Tailgaters Association
ATAAll Takashimaya Agency (Japan)
ATAAccess Tower (Vandenberg AFB, CA)
ATAArmy Technical Architecture
ATAAmerican Theatre Association
ATAAlaska Telephone Association
ATAAutonomous Target Acquisition
ATAAssociate of Technical Arts Degree (degree program)
ATAAußergerichtlicher Tatausgleich (German: Act Reconciliation out of Court; Austria, Europe)
ATAAlien Tort Act (also seen as ATCA, Alien Tort Claims Act)
ATAAfghan Taekwon-Do Association (martial arts)
ATAAmerican Transit Association
ATAAdvanced Technology Academy
ATAAdvanced Technologies Academy (Las Vegas, NV)
ATAApplied Technologies Associates (Paso Robles, CA)
ATAAspirin Tolerant Asthma
ATAAdvanced Technology Aircraft
ATAAmerican Tunaboat Association
ATAAdvanced Test Accelerator
ATAAmerican Target Advertising, Inc.
ATAAnnales de Toxicologie Analytique (French: Journal of Analytical Toxicology)
ATAAutomatic Trouble Analysis
ATAAlliance Transport et Accompagnement (French: Alliance Transportation and Accompaniment)
ATAAmino Triazole (organic compound)
ATAAviation Training Association
ATAAlliance of Taiwan Aborigines (Taiwan)
ATAArt Teachers Association
ATAANSI AT Attachment (PCMCIA cards)
ATAAlcatel TITN Answare
ATAAutomotive Training Academy (American Financial & Automotive Services, Inc.)
ATAAdditional Training Assemblies
ATAAutomated Test and Analysis (various locations)
ATAAnti Tank Artillery
ATAAlberta Trucking Association
ATAAdventure Training Award
ATAArkansas Telecommunications Association
ATAAntenna Train Angle (fighter aircraft targeting)
ATAAlliance Tours Airsoft (French airsoft club)
ATAAssociation of independent Travel Agents
ATAAudit Trail Analysis
ATAAir Traffic Authority
ATAAmerican Tarentaise Association
ATAAlternative Technologies and Approaches
ATAAustralian Telecommunications Authority
ATAAssociate Technical Aide
ATAAutomatic Threshold Adjustment
ATAATbus-Attachment (mobile version of IDE)
ATAAnalog Terminal and Access
ATAAuthority to Advertise (US Army Corps of Engineers)
ATAAir Tasking Authority
ATAAvionics Test Article
ATAAccumulated Time Analysis
ATAAteliers de Tôlerie de l'Atlantique (French autobody shop)
ATAAmerican Towing Alliance, Inc. (Upland, CA)
ATAAfrican Technical Association (South Africa)
ATAAmerican TeledCommunications Alliance
ATAAutomatic Terrain Avoidance
ATAAutomated Testing Analyzer
ATAArea Taxpayer Advocate (US IRS)
ATAAuto Técnica Alemana (Spanish, auto workshop)
ATAAudit Trail Addendum
ATAAuxiliary Timer Assembly
ATAAutomatic Testing Assertion
ATAAutomated Target Acquisition
ATAAppropriation Transfer Account
ATAActivity Therapists Association (Chicago, IL)
ATAAccredited Teacher Accomplishment (New South Wales Institute of Teachers; New South Wales, Australia)
ATAAutomatic Track Acquisition
ATAAffordable Trooper Armor (Star Wars costume)
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Complainants invoked the Alien Tort Act as basis for the US' jurisdiction over the complaint, as it involved a suit by aliens for tortious violations of international law.
Because the Alien Tort Act is merely a jurisdictional statute, not a statute creating substantive rights, it is difficult to criticize the Court for abdicating a role in punishing evil wrongdoers throughout the world.
Turkcell contends the 1789 US Alien Tort Act gives it the right to sue MTN in American courts, a stance opposed by MTN.
The Alien Tort Act is usually cited in human rights and torture cases.
the Shell units argued the Alien Tort Act doesn't apply to conduct beyond US borders.
The court in John Doe I v Unocal Corp was able to go further by holding that as genocide constituted a breach of the law of nations, this created an actionable right under the Alien Tort Act for which US district courts would have jurisdiction under domestic US law.
1995) (discussing the issue of subject matter jurisdiction over foreign defendants under the Alien Tort Act and the Torture Victim Act), reh'g denied, 74 F.
I think they will be proceeding under a US act called the Alien Tort Act which allows non-US nationals to pursue an action against the US government.
The Alien Tort Act was invoked as basis for the US' jurisdiction over the complaint, as it involved a suit by aliens for tortious violations of international law.
49) In addition, when the court considered jurisdiction under the Alien Tort Claims Act (Alien Tort Act),(50) it held that there was no jurisdiction under the Alien Tort Act because Karadzic was not a state actor, but rather a private individual.
The court began with an analysis of the Alien Tort Act.
71) Therefore, the scope of the Alien Tort Act was not diminished with the creation of the TVPA.