Supreme Court won't rule this term on corporate liability for human rights abuses

Court orders Kiobel case reargued and asks whether human rights cases arising in other countries can be heard A few hours ago, the Supreme Court . . .

What Hasn't Changed: Shwe Gas and China Crude-Oil Pipeline

On March 1 st , the Shwe Gas Movement launched their 7 th Annual Global Day of Action against the Shwe Gas and China-Burma Pipelines . . .
More than 250 people lined up to hear the Kiobel arguments

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #4: Faith in the rule of law

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #3: Prohibited norms are key

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #2: Hoping for justice

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #1: No corporate impunity

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Human rights in the spotlight at the US Supreme Court (VIDEO)

Our legal director, Marco Simons, was interviewed this morning by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now . The topic? The Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell case, . . .

Family Members of Victims of Congolese Massacre Denied Justice in Québec Appellate Court

One Friday afternoon in October 2004, Anvil Mining employees transported a Congolese army detachment in company plane to Kilwa, a copper mining town located near . . .

Lago Agrio Case Pits International Human Rights Against International Commercial Law

The Lago Agrio plaintiffs’ increasingly complex struggle for justice against Chevron, and for a cleanup of their rainforest home, has taken a new turn. Last . . .