Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s biggest oil company, must face a lawsuit seeking to hold it responsible for violations of international law by Nigeria’s military government, a judge ruled. U.S...
Details pattern of abuses committed by members of Blackwater and the Obama administration's continued use of the security firm. CCR attorney Susan Burke comments on Blackwater abuses, specifically...
A federal judge rejected security firm Blackwater/Xe's arguments for dismissal in a CCR case charging the firm with war crimes.
A federal judge has rejected a series of arguments by lawyers for the private military contractor Blackwater who were seeking to dismiss five war crimes cases brought by Iraqi victims against the...
The legal problem cited by the judge when he threw out the indictments against Blackwater guards was obvious to American government lawyers within days of the shooting. “It is regrettable that the...
The private contractors are accused of killing 17 unarmed civilians in Baghdad in a 2007 case that sparked an outcry. A judge says using statements from the Americans was a violation of their rights.
Ten Things from CCR's Bill Quigley That the U.S. Can and Should Do For Haiti.
Issued October 2009 by the New York Campaign for Telephone Justice Introduction Starting in 1996 the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) contracted with MCI/Verizon to provide...
Updated: January 11, 2010