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Federal government’s legal fees for Indigenous child welfare case now exceed $800K

The principle, named for a five-year-old Indigenous ... is still falling far short of expectations. “We’ve had battle after battle at the human rights tribunal as the government has tried to limit the... read more

Donziger: Chevron’s SLAPP Attack On Ecuador Judgment A Symbol of New Corporate Harassment Lawsuits

Steven Donziger, a Harvard-educated lawyer, organized the team that won a landmark ... attacks after Indigenous groups and farmer communities won a $12 billion environmental judgment. I played a key r... read more

Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling

While Canada also banned drilling in its Arctic region, its ban would be reviewed after five years. The nations also pledged to work together ... view offshore drilling as a potential economic lifelin... read more

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From corn to cattle, gene editing is about to supercharge agriculture

Compared to the wild plant first cultivated by ancient Mexicans some ten thousand years ago, modern corn is a super mutant. And yet, after all those thousands ... may soon be coming to market. It was ... read more

Nigeria: Unprecedented - The Making of Three Women Senior Advocates

A female lawyer, Mrs. 'Doyin Oremodu, says, "I think we still need more women as SAN ... The application of quota has not helped the system and could work against the women lawyers. A lawyer in the co... read more

Good Crop, Bad Crop

Then the work begins ... soon after they launched the campaign. Using the hot goods provision gave the agency the muscle it needed to clamp down hard—while also serving as a warning to other businesse... read more

One Woman’s Fight to Claim Her ‘Blackness’ in Brazil

She interned at the Federal Attorney General’s Office in Salvador while still a student and took a job as an analyst at the government accountability office in Manaus, in the state of Amazonas, after ... read more

Obama and Trudeau Seizing The Oceans

“Still ... after five years. “The nations also pledged to work together to define “low-impact shipping corridors” to protect the Arctic’s endangered whales and other species as well as the subsistence ... read more


The landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954 ... On most 4 year colleges and universities, less than 10% of professors are people of color. Some branches of the University of California s... read more

Elias - top judge and judicial activist

But Sian Elias is no judicial show-pony. Beyond her graciousness and charm, she has been the lightning rod for trouble in the past two years ... that the landmark case was one she had been in training ... read more

Vann Molyvann: the unsung hero of Phnom Penh architecture

Now, rapacious real-estate companies in league with the ruling Cambodian ... "Whenever I show Vann Molyvann's work to foreign architects or organisations like Unesco, they can't believe that this is i... read more

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ANNOUNCER: The "no trespassing" signs go up on intellectual property, a report on the right-to-know versus the need ... Lawyers call it the estate tax. I grew up hearing it called the inheritance tax. ... read more

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