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

By Staff, -

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 [...]

Traditional Owners Fighting Adani Coal Mine Mount Fresh Legal Challenge

By Ella Archibald-Binge, -

Adani gained federal government approval for its controversial mine project but could be stopped by a courtroom confrontation from Traditional Owners. Traditional Owners opposed to the Carmichael [...]

Friends Of The Earth Netherlands Submits Legal Summons In Historic Climate Case Against Shell

By Staff, -

In the court summons, Friends of the Earth Netherlands outlines why it is bringing this groundbreaking climate litigation case against Shell, highlighting the company’s early knowledge of climate [...]

Shannon Airport Case Involving US War Veterans Adjourned Until May

By Cathy Halloran, -

A case involving two US war veterans, accused of trespassing and causing damage to the perimeter fence at Shannon Airport last month, has been adjourned until 8 May next. Eighty-two-year-old Ken [...]

Judge Says Trump’s Plan To Allow Drilling In Arctic Ocean Is ‘Unlawful And Invalid’

By Olivia Rosane, -

A federal judge in Alaska ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump "exceeded the president's authority" when he signed an executive order to allow offshore oil drilling in around 125 million [...]

US Judge Halts Hundreds Of Drilling Projects In Groundbreaking Climate Change Ruling

By Cassidy Randall, -

In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into [...]

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

By Staff, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]