Should business corporations have constitutional rights?

Sometime in the next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores , in which one of the key issues is . . .

Radical Lawyering: Reflections on the Bertha Justice Institute’s 2014 Conference

“If you've come here to help me, you're wasting your time. But if you've come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let . . .

US Attorneys with Colombian Heart: Reflections on Doe v. Chiquita

I remember Paul Hoffman sitting outside the 11th Circuit courtroom in April, waiting for his turn to argue his case. His case is the case . . .

EarthRights School Myanmar Students Prepare for Field Work

As the EarthRights School Myanmar students prepare to leave for their field work the mornings are starting earlier and the nights are ending later at . . .

My South African Diary: Reflections from the Bertha Justice Initiative Global Convening

March 1-7, 2014 Cape Town, South Africa The law has long been a crucial element in the struggle for social justice. Movement lawyers have shown . . .

Oil companies caught cheating; what else are they hiding?

Discarded barrels in the Achuar region in Peru Over the past 15 years, oil companies have paid more than $3 billion to resolve charges that . . .

Mae Moh's Leading Activist Urges EarthRights School Myanmar Students to Take Action to Protect Myanmar Now

“I am not a sweet person,” warned Maliwan Nakwirot, leader of Mae Moh Village, where many have fallen ill, were forced to resettle and have . . .

ERI co-founder Tyler Giannini receives Teaching Excellence Award

Earlier this week, I was excited to see this announcement that Harvard Law School's Class of 2014 had selected Tyler Giannini to receive the Albert . . .