State AGs Suing FCC For Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers’

ByJake Johnson, -

"The FCC's vote to rip apart net neutrality is a blow to New York consumers, and to everyone who cares about a free and open internet," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman—who is also [...]

In Kids’ Climate Lawsuit; Gov Effort To Dismiss Case

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The Trump administration's efforts to block a major climate change lawsuit that was brought on novel grounds by a group of young people appeared to suffer a setback Monday at a hearing before a [...]

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Justice Department’s Surveillance Of Journalists

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By Kevin Gosztola for Mint Press News - The Justice Department has twenty-seven ongoing leak investigations, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That is a staggering number, and now, the [...]

Lawsuit Against Environmental Activists Should Be Dismissed

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By Blake Nicholson for Associated Press - BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Environmental groups being sued by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline have asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. [...]

Farm Workers Sue North Carolina To Protect Their Union Rights

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By Brian Hauss for ACLU - Dolores Huerta, the legendary civil rights icon and farmworker activist, had it right: “Organized labor is a necessary part of democracy.” Day in and day out, unions [...]

Greenpeace Sues Norway Over Arctic Exploration

By Tone Sutterud and Elisabeth Ulven, -

By Tone Sutterud and Elisabeth Ulven for The Guardian - The Norwegian government is being sued by climate activists over a decision to open up areas of the Arctic Ocean for oil exploration, a [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline Corp Paid For Conspiracy Lawsuit Against Opponents

By Alleen Brown, Will Parrish, and Alice Speri, -

By Alleen Brown, Will Parrish, and Alice Speri for The Intercept - THE PRIVATE SECURITY firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was [...]

Lawsuit Against Baltimore Police For Actions During #AFROMATION Protest

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By Shannon Wallace for City Paper - Nine Baltimore activists have filed a class action lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and the state of Maryland related to last year's #AFROMATION [...]

10th Amendment Center Activist Fights Against Local Gov Bullying Tactics

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By Staff of Activist - The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will represent Tenth Amendment Center national communications director Michael Maharrey in a lawsuit filed against him by the [...]

Portuguese Children To Sue European Govs Over Climate Change

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By Staff of The Herald - Seven children are to sue European governments in a landmark lawsuit over the impact that climate change is having on their lives. The Portuguese youngsters, some from [...]

Industry Lawsuits Try To Paint Environmental Activism As Illegal Racket

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

By Nicholas Kusnetz for Inside Climate News - On a bright afternoon in May 2016, two men in a silver SUV pulled into Kelly Martin's driveway. One of them, tall and beefy with a crew cut, walked [...]

Residents Claim Energy Transfer Partners Violated Constitutional Rights

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By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - Four Pennsylvania residents filed a federal lawsuit this week against Texas-based pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), claiming the Fortune 500 [...]

California To Sue Trump Administration Over U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

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By Patrick McGreevy and Jazmine Ulloa for Los Angeles Times - California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra plans to announce a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of the state that will challenge President [...]

“Fake” Net Neutrality Comments At Heart Of Lawsuit Filed Against FCC

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By Jon Brodkin for ARS Technica - Prechtel argued that the data he requested can be used to determine whether "any groups of comments submitted by particular e-mail addresses correlate with what [...]

Dozens Of Land Owners Sue Over Eminent Domain For FERC Pipelines

By Duncan Adams, -

By Duncan Adams for The Roanoke Times - Dozens of landowners potentially affected by the Mountain Valley Pipeline or the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and other foes of the controversial projects have [...]