Monsanto Seeks To Reverse Jury Verdict In Cancer Case They Lost

By Alexandra Jacobo, -

The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.” Monsanto is fighting back against the $2 billion verdict awarded to a couple that claimed [...]

Heyburn 9 Protester Speaks About The Trial, Motives And How To Help

By Staff, -

Courtney Kearney is one of the Heyburn 9 arrested July 26, 2018 after halting the functioning of Louisville’s immigration court, located on the 11th floor of the Heyburn building on Broadway. The [...]

A Rare Court Victory Offers Hope For Guantánamo’s “Forever Prisoners”

By Andy Worthington, -

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Bureau Of Land Mg’t Gives Big Oil Permits To Drill Chaco Canyon, Ignores Courts

By Carmen Gucwa, -

Last month, Indigenous and environmental activists won a crucial court victory against the Bureau of Land Management  after tirelessly waging a years-long fight for the preservation of Chaco [...]

Chaos In The Courthouse As Border Arrests Surge

By Max Rivlin-Nadler, -

It was just before 3 p.m. on a recent Tuesday and Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major of the Southern District of California had been waiting all afternoon to arraign 37 people arrested for [...]

Judge Denies Cancer Alley Marchers’ Request To Cross Louisiana Bridges

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May 31, 2019, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Today, a judge in Louisiana denied an emergency request by community leaders to march across two Mississippi river bridges as part of a five-day march [...]

Court Sides With Trump On Keystone XL Permit, But Don’t Expect Fast Progress

By Neela Banerjee, -

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a lower court decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. But several major obstacles remain to the controversial project's progress, [...]

Court: Climate Impacts Of Pipeline Projects Cannot Be Ignored

By Karen Savage, -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a little-known agency that oversees energy infrastructure, receives far less attention when it comes to climate change than the Environmental Protection [...]

Kids Face Rising Health Risks From Climate Change, Doctors Warn As Juliana Case Returns To Court

By Nina Pullano, -

The 21 children and young adults suing the federal government over climate change argue that they and their generation are already suffering the consequences of climate change, from worsening [...]

Appeals Court Recognizes That Farmworkers Have A Fundamental Right To Organize

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ALBANY - A state appellate court today declared unconstitutional a Jim Crow-era exclusion in state law that denies farmworkers the right to organize and collectively bargain. Plaintiffs Crispin [...]

The Extraordinary Swedish Extradition Of Julian Assange

By Staff, -

In Sweden, prosecutors have applied to the Swedish courts to issue a warrant for Julian’s arrest. There is a tremendous back story to that simple statement. The European Arrest Warrant must be [...]

Court Stops School Board Move To Condemn Rockwool Property, For Now

By Anne Meador, -

A federal court judge granted Rockwool’s motion for a preliminary injunction, halting the Jefferson County Board of Education’s efforts to obtain the Rockwool site by eminent domain. The judge’s [...]

US Judge Strikes Down Texas Anti-BDS Law

By Middle East Eye. -

A US federal judge has struck down a controversial Texas anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) law, saying it violates freedom of speech under the country’s first amendment of the [...]

Chelsea Manning’s Appeal Rejected By 4th Circuit Court Of Appeals

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Chelsea Manning is well known for the Collateral Murder video published by Wikileaks seen here. She also disclosed thousands of diplomatic cables through Wikileaks. She spent 7 years in prison [...]

Federal Court: Cities Cannot Criminalize Homelessness

By Chris Teale, -

The likes of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have come out hard against anti-homelessness laws in cities nationwide. The organization derided laws encouraging homeless people in Houston [...]