Courtesy of the SCOTUS blog, here is a list of references to coverage of the Supreme Court's decision to grant cert in the cases related to the Alien Tort Statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act:
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg.
Mark Sherman of the Associated Press.
Adam Liptak of the New York Times.
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog.
The Huffington Post.
Finally, you can read a debate among several participants in the SCOTUS "community" site here.