WA Court Dismisses Seven-Year Lawsuit Over Boycott Of Israeli Goods

By Staff, Ccrjustice.org -

March 9, 2018, Olympia, WA – Today, a Washington State court ended a seven-year litigation battle against former volunteer board members of the Olympia Food Co-op over their decision to boycott [...]

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why

By Staff, Insideclimatenews.org -

In Boulder, Colorado, climate change means extreme weather and wildfires. It means worrying about water security for people and farms, and about heat waves and mosquito-borne diseases. These [...]

Fossil Fuels On Trial: Where The Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

By David Hasemeyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

A wave of legal challenges that is washing over the oil and gas industry, demanding accountability for climate change, started as a ripple after revelations that ExxonMobil had long recognized [...]

US Judge Tosses Saudi Arabia’s Motion To Dismiss 9/11 Complicity Lawsuits

By Staff, Rt.com -

US District Judge George B. Daniels in Manhattan has dismissed the motion filed by Saudi Arabia to end long-running litigation over what those affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks claim is [...]

Mining Companies Sue Montana After They’re Told To Clean Up Old Projects Before Starting New Ones

By Matthew Brown, Billingsgazette.com -

An Idaho mining company sued Montana environmental regulators on Friday for labeling the company and its president "bad actors" who should pay for cleanups at several polluted sites before [...]

Judge Says Groups Can Sue To Keep Arctic, Atlantic Drill Ban

By Staff, APNews.com -

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s reversal of a ban on petroleum drilling in most of the Arctic Ocean and Atlantic underwater canyons can move forward. [...]

Whistleblowers Sue City’s Top Health Insurance Providers

By Brigid Bergin, Wnyc.org -

Three whistleblowers representing New York City employees and retirees are suing the city’s top health insurance providers for defrauding taxpayers of more than a billion dollars. The lawsuit [...]

TSA Sued Over Searches Of Digital Devices

By Staff, Aclunc.org -

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit today demanding government documents about Transportation Security [...]

Children’s Climate Lawsuit Heads To Trial

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

A federal appeals court rejected the Trump administration's attempt to halt a landmark climate change lawsuit on Wednesday, ruling that the case can proceed to trial in a lower court. The [...]

Private Corporation May Be Sued For Role In Abu Ghraib Torture

By Staff, Ccrjustice.org -

February 21, 2018, Alexandria, VA – Today, a Virginia federal judge ruled that the treatment of three Iraqi individuals formerly detained at the infamous “hard site” at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq [...]

Kentucky Medicaid Enrollees Sue To Block Work Requirement Waiver

By Harris Meyer, Occupythebronx.org -

Groups representing Kentucky Medicaid beneficiaries sued the federal government Wednesday to block the state from implementing its Medicaid waiver program that includes a work requirement. The [...]

FOIA Lawsuits Surge In Trump Administration’s First Year

By Staff, Foiaproject.org -

Since the new administration took office at the end of January 2017, there has been a sharp jump in the number of lawsuits filed by individuals and organizations seeking court orders to obtain [...]

Lawsuits Try Stopping FCC From Killing Open Internet

By Monique Judge, Theroot.com -

As Democrats in the Senate work to push forward a resolution that would stop the Federal Communications Commission from killing net neutrality and ending the open and free internet for everyone, [...]

New York City Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

New York City is suing five of the largest oil companies over the billions of dollars it spends protecting the city from the effects of climate change, and it plans to divest its pension funds' [...]

Previously Anonymous Police Officers Named In ACLU Suit For J20 Abuses

By Baynard Woods, Therealnews.com -

In a new filing, amending a pending lawsuit against Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, the ACLU named 27 police officers who they say violated the constitutional rights of several [...]