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U.S. Courts Don't do the Bidding of Foreign Governments

Should federal courts dismiss cases whenever foreign governments say they should? Should they give more weight to the judicial systems of foreign countries than the . . .

Say No to the Don Sahong Dam

We urge the governments of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam to maintain their firm positions opposing the Don Sahong project. We urge them to demand an . . .

5 Ways Citizens United Has Screwed Over Our Democracy

Five years after the Supreme Court handed down Citizens United , the decision continues to have a widespread impact on the state, federal, and even . . .

The "best" law firms? What do lawyers really value?

"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice." Many lawyers would agree with this statement. Yet more often than not, recognition in the . . .

Slavery Doesn’t Make Free People, Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce is dreaming- not of a white Christmas- but of a world where corporations aren’t liable for their human rights abuses. We . . .

Women United for Climate Change at COP20

Women are some of the most important actors for climate change solutions: they are crucial in managing natural resources sustainably, adapting to climate change, and . . .

Corporations Hiding Behind the Constitution to Keep Secrets

Do corporations have the constitutional right to keep secrets, just because the information might be embarrassing or hurt their reputation if it became public? Our . . .

Update: Chevron fails to win State Department's Award for Corporate Excellence

After an outcry from 30 civil society organizations who objected to Chevron's nomination for the award - and other denouncements across the internet - the . . .

Mining Workshop for Civil Society Leaders in Myanmar

Rapid development in mining in Myanmar is putting communities at risk. Pollution, inhumane business and labor practices, and violence are some of the many issues . . .

Is Chevron a model of "corporate excellence"? We don't think so.

Last month the U.S. State Department announced that Chevron was a finalist for the Secretary of State's "Award for Corporate Excellence." Because Chevron is implicated . . .

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