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Part II: NSA Whistleblowers Asked Supreme Court to Review Warrantless Wiretapping

Jesselyn Radack, June 12, 2010

This post also appears on GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack's Daily Kos blog

Inter-American Investment Corporation Must Schedule Release of Evidence in Vila Case

Bea Edwards, June 10, 2010

The District Court for the District of Columbia has set an Initial Scheduling Conference for July 15, 2010 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), to submit the schedules for the documentary and witne

Inter-American Investment Corporation Must Schedule Release of Evidence in Vila Case

Bea Edwards, June 10, 2010

The District Court for the District of Columbia has set an Initial Scheduling Conference for July 15, 2010 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), to submit the schedules for the documentary and witness evidence to be presented by the IIC and Vila at the trial, expected to take place later this year.

 

United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (Oversight Body) Releases Report Evaluating Ethics in the UN System

Shelley Walden, June 09, 2010

The United Nations (UN) Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) – an independent oversight body of the UN mandated to conduct evaluations and investigations system-wide – has just released an insightful report on “Ethics in the United Nations System.” JIU found that:

 

Supreme Court Petition Challenges United Nations Immunities

, June 07, 2010

Last week, two UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) employees filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the immunity and impunity of UN officials.

The petition was filed after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the United Nations is immune from this lawsuit, which claims that former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers sexually harassed and retaliated against a UNHCR employee.

Vermont AG's Issuing of Warrants against Slaughterhouse Officials Validates Whistleblower’s Concerns

Jonathan Cantu, June 04, 2010

The Vermont Attorney General announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for former Bushway Packing, Inc. owner Frank Peretta and former Bushway worker Christopher Gaudette on charges of animal cruelty in the Bushway case.

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