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 . . .

Una verdad innecesaria: reflexiones sobre lo que nunca se conto en el caso RICO

El noviembre pasado, Marissa se tomó un período sabático para trabajar como voluntaria en el caso Chevron v. Donziger, apoyando a los afectados del Ecuador. . . .

The unnecessary truth: reflections on what wasn’t told in the Chevron Ecuador RICO case

Last November, Marissa took a leave of absence from ERI to volunteer on the Chevron v. Donziger trial in support of the Ecuadorian defendants. These . . .

Courage and solidarity at the EarthRights School Myanmar

A woman pulled the sliding door open, and I drove inside. I parked my motorbike, left my shoes at the door and stepped into the . . .

Barrick Gold Using Coercive Settlement Provisions to Perpetuate Legacy of Environmental Harm

After nearly a decade of litigation over environmental devastation in the Philippines caused by Placer Dome’s mining operations (now Barrick Gold Corp.) , Barrick has . . .