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15 October 2015

Amicus Curiae brief by EarthRights Intl. & Center for Constitutional Rights in support of KBR Nepali trafficking victims

Author: EarthRights International & Center for Constitutional Rights

“Ramchandra Adhikari et al v. KBR, et al -  Amicus Curiae brief of EarthRights International and Center for Constitutional Rights in Support of Appellants and Reversal, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit”, 1 Oct 2015...

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15 October 2015

When US firms abuse intl. human rights law, victims should be able to sue in US courts, says EarthRights International

Author: Zamira Djabarova, EarthRights International

“Trafficking Case Should be Simple: U.S. Corporations can be sued in U.S. Courts”, 14 Oct 2015...

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2 October 2015

Nestlé petitions US Supreme Court to throw out case by former child slaves of Côte d'Ivoire cocoa plantations

Author: Jody Godoy, Law360 (USA)

“Nestle Asks Justices To Nix Foreign Child Slavery Suit”, 28 Sep 2015 [Subscription required]...

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1 October 2015
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Author: Lisa Rickard, Chambre de commerce des Etats-Unis, dans Les Echos (France)

« Une vigilance accrue, mais à quel prix ? », 28 septembre 2015...

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29 September 2015

Iraqi victims of abuse at Abu Ghraib appeal dismissal of lawsuit against CACI over alleged role in torture & abuse

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23 September 2015
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Boletín Trimestral de Responsabilidad Legal Empresarial - No. 18, septiembre de 2015", 23 Sep 2015...

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22 September 2015
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

« Bulletin trimestriel sur la responsabilité juridique des entreprises - Numéro 18, septembre 2015 », 22 septembre 2015...

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22 September 2015
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18 September 2015

Canada: Intl. non-binding norms are setting standard for claims against companies operating overseas

Author: John Kloosterman, Sari Springer, Trent Sutton & Lavanga Wijekoon, Littler, on JD Supra

“In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas”, 16 Sep 2015...

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17 September 2015

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin highlights climate justice litigation

"Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 18, September 2015", 17 Sep 2015...

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