Cindy Cohn, our co-counsel, is awesome

The current issue of California Lawyer profiles Cindy Cohn , ERI's co-counsel and friend, and highlights her work defending privacy and challenging government surveillance for . . .

Supreme Court rules that Daimler is too big to be sued

In the Daimler AG v. Bauman decision handed down on January 14th, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered another strong blow to human rights. This one, . . .

Public interest law in India, from a Thai perspective

I am a community rights lawyer in northern Thailand working on environmental and human rights legal cases and training. I recently travelled to India to . . .

Big Oil Outfoxed as Civil Society and Mining Industry Score Big Win for Transparency in Canada

I was excited to see today that Canadian industry associations representing the world’s largest mining companies have endorsed regulations requiring fully public disclosure of companies’s . . .

California & NY courts’ decisions leave door open for transnational ATS litigation after Kiobel

Over the winter holidays, just when you thought not a creature was stirring, two courts – including the first appellate court to do so – . . .

Weeks after trial ends, same judge allows Chevron access to private email data of critics & activists

Last week, Judge Lewis Kaplan ordered Microsoft to turn over the identities of 30 email account holders and nearly a decade of their private usage . . .

Coke's report on responsible business practices in Myanmar sets standard for transparency on both successes and failures

I’ve just finished reading the report Coca-Cola submitted last week to the State Department on its business practices in Myanmar (Burma), and I have to . . .

"My 15 Year EarthRights Journey: From the Classroom to the Board"

Last week, many of our supporters received an email from Dorcus Moo, one of our board members and an alumna of the very first class . . .

Investor-state arbitration threatens public health as well as human rights and the environment

We've previously written about how corporations are using the investor-state arbitration regime to challenge decisions by governments that protect the environment and human rights, and . . .

20 reasons to support EarthRights International this #GivingTuesday

After the two busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, please join us in celebrating #GivingTuesday, one of the world's fastest . . .