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Who's in whose "deep pockets"?
, April 19, 2013
After the Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel this week, there is a lot to feel angry about, and yes, there are ambiguities. The legal blogosphere . . .
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What does the Kiobel decision mean for ERI's cases?
, April 19, 2013
When the Supreme Court decided Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum yesterday, one of our first tasks was to figure out what the decision meant for . . .
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After Kiobel, hope remains for corporate human rights lawsuits
, April 18, 2013
The US Supreme Court has been having a hard time living down its reputation as the most corporate court in history, and this week's decision . . .
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First Reactions: What does the Kiobel decision actually mean?
, April 17, 2013
The Supreme Court's decision today in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell creates an unfortunate and misguided new limit on the ability to enforce universally accepted . . .
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Chevron’s dirty tactics
, April 16, 2013
Two weeks ago, I had the exciting opportunity to witness my first court hearing at which briefs I had co-written were argued. The outcome couldn’t . . .
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Mekong News Roundup, March 24 - April 7
, April 08, 2013
The following post is a roundup of news articles from the past two weeks in the Mekong region, drafted by ERI's Mekong Legal Team. The . . .
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Rethinking Food Security: the Right to Food in the Mekong
by Maureen Harris, April 03, 2013
What do we mean when we talk about a right to food? What does such a right involve for individuals? For communities? These were some . . .
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Ohio court says Chiquita, not insurer, should pay for abuses
, March 25, 2013
When a corporation is sued for human rights abuses, should their insurance company get stuck with the bill? Not according to a recent Ohio state . . .
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Inter-American drama: Evading indigenous rights questions, Bolivian government accuses NGOs of illegal logging and animal trade
, March 21, 2013
Last week, I had the honor of accompanying two Bolivian indigenous leaders, Adolfo Chávez, president of the Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia (CIDOB) and . . .
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Xayaburi dam court decision prompts community consultation
by Guest, March 19, 2013
A few weeks ago, Cook and I observed a consultation between Sor Rattanamanee Polkla, a Thai lawyer, and representatives from 8 communities (Chiang Rai, Loei, . . .
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