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Can BP’s Money Buy It Justice?

Lindsay Bigda, September 29, 2010

Some say money can’t buy everything. But for BP, money sure seems to be able to buy enough litigation and lobbying power to stay in business, even with its persistent, egregious safety violations that have led to more than one deadly disaster.

Collateral Murder--The Sequel (and Gang Assault of the Whistleblower)

Jesselyn Radack, September 20, 2010

Yesterday's Washington Post had a chilling story that rivals the "Collateral Murder" video put out by Wikileaks: Members of U.S.

Washington Post Editorial Questions Torture Suit Against Rumsfeld

Jesselyn Radack, August 31, 2010

The Washington Post has an editorial today, U.S. citizens who say they were tortured get their day in court, questioning a federal District Court decision, which allowed a torture lawsuit to proceed against high level U.S.

“Suivez la piste”...of the Fading Fraud at Satyam

, August 27, 2010

The intrepid, French investigator, Clouseau, was fond of saying "We suspect everyone; we suspect no one." Then, on cue, he'd take a pratfall or bumble on to a significant clue. Have Indian authorities unwittingly left Clouseau a clue in their long, drawn-out investigation of the fraud at Satyam Computer Services?

In Toyota Accountability News...

Lindsay Bigda, August 11, 2010

In news regarding automaker Toyota’s continuing problems with “unintended acceleration” – a sudden increase in speed that may be linked to several accidents and deaths since 2001 – preliminary findings from federal officials seem to support the company’s claims that problems lie not in faulty electronics, but rather in other issues suc

Earlier Signs of Puberty in Girls Raise Environmental Chemical Issues

Lindsay Bigda, August 09, 2010

It seems that the ‘natural’ coming-of-age process of puberty isn’t so natural anymore.

In India, the Satyam Investigation Grinds On

Anonymous, July 27, 2010

An interesting week in India unfolded as the justice and financial oversight processes continued their ponderous attempts to untangle Ramalinga Raju’s Satyam scam. It has been a year and a half since the founder of India’s fourth largest IT outsourcer and anointed poster child for 21st Century “India Inc.” announced to the world that he had been cooking Satyam’s books for over 10 years of business. Taking the high road, he declared that he had “inflated profits” rather than embezzling the money.

Jorge Vila vs. the Inter-American Investment Corporation Proceeds in District Court

Bea Edwards, July 26, 2010

On July 15, 2010, the District Court for the District of Columbia held an Initial Scheduling Conference for the claim filed by Jorge Vila, an independent banking consultant in emerging markets, against the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), the private sector lending arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The Conference issued a time schedule for the compilation of documentary and witness evidence to be presented by the IIC and Vila at the trial, expected to take place early next year. Depositions of IDB and IIC officers are expected to begin shortly.