Chevron's Illegal Payments to Witnesses Should Prompt Supreme Court to Reconsider Case

For nearly three decades, Ecuadorian communities have tried to hold Texaco (now Chevron) accountable for the company’s legacy of oil pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon. . . .

Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: This is What the Fight for Corporate Accountability Looks Like

We have all been consumed by the flurry of news around the first weeks of Trump’s presidency, so many might have missed three recent important . . .

What you Think you Know About Chevron and Steven Donziger is Wrong

Recently, a fellow lawyer asked me if Steven Donziger was going to jail. Donziger, the New York lawyer who doggedly pursued Chevron for its contamination . . .

Standing with Amazon Watch

Yesterday, Kellan Howell at The Washington Times published what can only be described as a hit piece against Amazon Watch, our longtime advocacy partner and . . .

New Transnational Strategies in Pursuit of Justice

The Business & Human Rights Resource Center ’s (BHRRC) latest Annual Briefing confirms what those of us working for corporate accountability already knew: 2014 was . . .

The "best" law firms? What do lawyers really value?

"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice." Many lawyers would agree with this statement. Yet more often than not, recognition in the . . .

Update: Chevron fails to win State Department's Award for Corporate Excellence

After an outcry from 30 civil society organizations who objected to Chevron's nomination for the award - and other denouncements across the internet - the . . .

Is Chevron a model of "corporate excellence"? We don't think so.

Last month the U.S. State Department announced that Chevron was a finalist for the Secretary of State's "Award for Corporate Excellence." Because Chevron is implicated . . .

New ERI guide on how U.S. courts can provide assistance against corporate human rights abuses

While the post- Kiobel world has seen several disappointing decisions for victims seeking justice for corporate complicity in human rights abuses, there are still bright . . .

Book Review: Law of the Jungle by Paul Barrett

I’ve just finished reading Paul Barrett’s new book, Law of the Jungle: the $19 billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the . . .