A US Human Rights Group Is Being Sued By Pro-Israel Organizations Over An Alleged Connection To ‘Balloon Terror’

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) is the target of a $90 million lawsuit that accuses the group of engaging in environmental terrorism. The legal action was brought forward by the [...]

15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Government For Failing To Address Climate Change

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Fifteen children and teenagers from across Canada sued their government on Friday for supporting fossil fuels that drive climate change, which they say is jeopardizing their rights as Canadian [...]

Millions Against Monsanto: ‘What Fools’

By Staff, Organicconsumers.org -

The nearly 18,000 cancer victims suing Monsanto in the U.S. aren’t alone. Farmers worldwide are taking to the courts to hold Monsanto and its parent company, Bayer, accountable for concealing the [...]

Artists Call For Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art To Drop Trustee Tied To $130 Million Lawsuit Over ICE Detainees

By Staff, Artforum.com -

Mariner Kemper, the CEO and chairman of the UMB Financial Corp (UMB Bank) and a trustee of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri—which was founded by his parents, R. [...]

$10 Million Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Rockwool, Allies

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A civil complaint was filed yesterday in Circuit Court in Jefferson County, W.Va., alleging that Rockwool Group, one of its employees and former members of the local development authority [...]

Environmental Groups Sue To Block Trump’s Endangered Species Act Rule Changes

By Georgina Gustin, Insideclimatenews.org -

Eight environmental organizations launched the first challenge to the Trump administration's moves to weaken the Endangered Species Act, filing a lawsuit Wednesday that aims to prevent what they [...]

Fighting Back: Six States Sue The EPA Over Its Approval Of Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

Last month the EPA announced that despite urging from the scientific community, it will not ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos. Now six states are fighting back against the decision. [...]

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

By David Hasemyer, 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 [...]

Groups Sue To Stop KXL Pipeline

By Staff, Sierraclub.org -

Great Falls, MT— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to be constructed through [...]

Pilots Sue Boeing For Putting Profits Over Safety

By Alan Weedon, Mobile.abc.net.au -

Boeing's 737 MAX series— first announced in 2011 and put to service in 2017 — is the fourth generation of its 737 aircraft, a widely popular narrow-body aircraft model that has been a mainstay of [...]

Los Angeles County Sues Monsanto Over Chemical Contamination

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

According to the lawsuit, Monsanto had been aware that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were harmful but concealed the data for years while polluting the water. Los Angeles County recently filed [...]

Louisiana Law Turning Pipeline Protests Into Felonies Violates Constitution, New Lawsuit Alleges

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

A lawsuit filed today in federal court in Louisiana challenges the state’s “critical infrastructure” law, used to press felony charges against fossil fuel pipeline construction opponents, [...]

Judge Determines Flint Residents Can Sue US Government For Water Crisis

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

A federal judge recently determined that residents of Flint, Michigan have the right to file lawsuits against the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to immediately intervene on [...]

ACLU Files First Amendment Challenge To South Dakota Anti-Protest Laws

By Staff, Aclusd.org -

The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of South Dakota filed a federal lawsuit challenging three South Dakota laws threaten criminal penalties of up to 25 years in prison and $50,000 fines [...]

Media Justice Sues FBI Over Surveillance Of Black Activists

By Nusrat Choudhury and Malkia Cyril, Aclu.org -

At a time when violence by white supremacists is on the rise, the FBI appears to be targeting Black people in a secret intelligence program concerning so-called “Black Identity Extremists”— an [...]