Landmark Climate Victory: Federal Court Rejects Sale Of Public Lands For Fracking

By Staff, Westernlaw.org -

In a landmark victory for climate, health, and public lands, a federal judge late yesterday rejected the sale of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 [...]

EWG: Verdict In Roundup Trial Latest Blow To Bayer-Monsanto’s Claims Glyphosate Doesn’t Cause Cancer

By Staff, Ewg.org -

SAN FRANCISCO – Today’s verdict in favor of a California man who said his cancer was caused by exposure to Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller is further evidence that glyphosate, the herbicide’s [...]

Judging U.S. War Crimes

By Kathy Kelly, Counterpunch.org -

Chelsea Manning, who bravely exposed atrocities committed by the U.S. military, is again imprisoned in a U.S. jail. On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019, she was incarcerated in the [...]

European Court Of Justice Orders EU Regulators To Publicly Release Secret Industry Glyphosate Studies

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Glyphosate is a chemical product used in pesticides which are plant protection products and is one of the most widely used herbicides in the EU. Glyphosate was included on the list of active [...]

Chelsea Manning Continues To Fight Grand Jury Subpoena

By Matthew Barakat, Elections.ap.org -

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge rejected an effort from Chelsea Manning to quash a subpoena demanding her testimony in an apparent investigation of Wikileaks, the former Army intelligence analyst [...]

The “Humboldt Three” Take Israel To Court

By Yoav Litvin, Truthout.org -

In June 2017, three active members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement disrupted a talk titled “Life in Israel — Terror, Bias and the Chances for Peace,” by an Israeli [...]

Over 30,000 Youth Urge U.S. Court To Allow​ Juliana V. United States​ To Go To Trial

By Staff, Ourchildrenstrust.org -

San Francisco, California - Youth-led climate group, Zero Hour, will file the Young People’s amicus (“friend of the court”) brief tomorrow with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of [...]

Judge In Monsanto Roundup Trial Is Already Hindering Testimony

By Robert Howard, Truthout.org -

Anyone concerned about probable carcinogens in the environment needs to keep an eye on the trial of Edward Hardeman v. Monsanto Company, which begins on February 25, in the Federal District Court [...]

Federal Government Drops Charges Against Four No More Deaths Volunteers, One Still Faces Trial

By Staff, Forms.nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON: On Thursday federal prosecutors dropped criminal charges against four humanitarian aid volunteers.  The charges came down as a result of the volunteers’ search for migrants missing in the [...]

Federal Court Dismisses $900 Million Pipeline Company Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

By Staff, Greenpeace.org -

BISMARCK, February 14, 2019 — Today, the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota issued a landmark dismissal [1] of all claims against all defendants in the USD$900 million [...]

Right Wing Embedded For Decades With 44 Judges Approved In One Day

By Staff, Civilrights.org -

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the advancement of 44 judicial nominees and Attorney [...]

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BDS Supporters

By Middle East Monitor, Mintpressnews.com -

In the court’s 20-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras wrote that the pro-Israeli group had “danced around key issues” and was unable to show that they had suffered enough monetary [...]

Net Neutrality’s Day In Court

By Ernesto Falcon, Elliot Harmon, Erica Portnoy, and Bennett Cyphers, Eff.org -

The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard the case of Mozilla v. FCC today to determine whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is allowed to repeal its net neutrality rules and [...]

Detained American Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi To Appear In Court

By Alison Weir, Mintpressnews.com -

Hashemi was held 48 hours before being allowed to contact her family. She has complained of ill-treatment. Authorities forcibly removed her headscarf and took her away in handcuffs. Iran’s [...]

Andy Lopez Settlement Reached, After Five Years

By Carole Hyams-Howard, Indybay.org -

On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held in Santa Rosa, ended, a beautiful child,13-year-old Andy Lopez, was gunned down and shot to death [...]