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Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: This is What the Fight for Corporate Accountability Looks Like
, February 09, 2017
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 . . .
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What you Think you Know About Chevron and Steven Donziger is Wrong
, October 30, 2015
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 . . .
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Standing with Amazon Watch
, July 17, 2015
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 . . .
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New Transnational Strategies in Pursuit of Justice
, February 02, 2015
The Business & Human Rights Resource Center ’s (BHRRC) latest Annual Briefing confirms what those of us working for corporate accountability already knew: 2014 was . . .
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The "best" law firms? What do lawyers really value?
, January 16, 2015
"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 . . .
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Update: Chevron fails to win State Department's Award for Corporate Excellence
, December 12, 2014
After an outcry from 30 civil society organizations who objected to Chevron's nomination for the award - and other denouncements across the internet - the . . .
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Is Chevron a model of "corporate excellence"? We don't think so.
, December 03, 2014
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 . . .
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New ERI guide on how U.S. courts can provide assistance against corporate human rights abuses
, November 18, 2014
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 . . .
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Book Review: Law of the Jungle by Paul Barrett
, October 06, 2014
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 . . .
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What’s Next in the Chevron/Ecuador Legal Saga?
, September 03, 2014
“ Sludge Match: Inside Chevron’s $9 Billion Legal Battle With Ecuadorian Villagers ,” Alexander Zaitchik’s recent article in Rolling Stone, is a fascinating look at . . .
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