Is Chevron too close to the CIA?

Are CIA analysts helping Chevron spy on activists?

That's the question we've asked the CIA, in several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed this month. Marissa’s recent blog post about Chevron gaining . . .

More Justice Denied Based on Supreme Court's Kiobel Decision

Michelle recently blogged about the district court’s dismissal in Al-Shimari v. CACI , the first significant decision applying the Supreme Court’s holding in Kiobel v. . . .

Judge: Chevron can access its critics' private user information

After more than eight months of silence, U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan recently issued a long-awaited decision on the enforceability of a subpoena served . . .

Sympathy but no justice from the Second Circuit in Bhopal contamination case

Two weeks ago, I traveled with another ERI legal intern from Washington, DC, to New York City to watch ERI’s Rick Herz argue for justice . . .
The Karen participants climbed a tree to fetch local fruits for us

Using theater to address social challenges in refugee communities

In the middle of April, accompanied by alumni of the EarthRights School Mekong, I travelled to the town of Sob Moei, the ‘city of three . . .

On International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Federal Judge Gives Corporate Torturers Free Pass

Earlier this week, a US district court judge dismissed Al-Shimari v. CACI Premier Technology Inc., a case against a US private contracting company brought by . . .

After Kiobel, What's happening with Corporate Liability in the Second Circuit?

Last month, ERI submitted an amicus brief along with the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in Chowdhury v. Worldtel Bangladesh Holding, Ltd . and Khan . . .

Calling Out the API’s Lies in Oxfam’s Final Brief to the District Court

Last week, I finished working on the final brief of ERI’s client, Oxfam America, in the District Court lawsuit that the oil industry has filed . . .

Student Profile: Covert human rights fact-finding in a conflict zone

Hardly anyone moved between the villages at night. Fighting in Kachin State was constant and soldiers from the Myanmar military patrolled the jungles, stopping anyone . . .

Who is indigenous? Peruvian Minister resigns after President says that Quechua-speaking Andean campesinos are not entitled to prior consultation

Over the weekend, the Peruvian Government’s Vice-Minister for Interculturality, Iván Lanegra confirmed that he would resign after he appeared to lose an argument over who . . .