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IIC's Efforts To Invoke Immunities Denied Again In Vila Case

Bea Edwards, October 21, 2009

On October 5th 2009, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia denied a request filed by the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) for a hearing en banc of its motion to dismiss claims filed by Jorge Vila, a former consultant. Vila filed his claim against the IIC – the private sector lending arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) – in October 2006, and since then the Courts have turned back repeated efforts by the IIC to invoke its immunities.

The World Bank Group And Rajaratnam

Jesselyn Radack, October 20, 2009

This post was written by GAP International Reform Director Beatrice Edwards for herDaily Kos Blog.

IRS Amnesty Program for the Super-Rich Inflates Its Numbers

Jesselyn Radack , October 16, 2009

This post was written by GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack for her Daily Kos Blog.

U.N. OIOS: Watchdog or Lapdog?

, October 15, 2009

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), the UN University hosted a panel today entitled “Watchdog or Lapdog?

Reporter "Shield" Laws: All the News You Never Would've Heard

Jesselyn Radack, October 02, 2009

This post was written by GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack for her Daily Kos Blog.

Unlawful Privatization in Sri Lanka - Supreme Court Reverses Itself

Bea Edwards, September 24, 2009

On June 4, 2009, the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka annulled the sale of the Sri Lanka Insurance Company (SLIC) to private interests, causing the ownership of SLIC to revert to the government. As a result of the court case, documents establishing the complicity of auditors from Price Waterhouse Coopers and Ernst and Young in the unethical and illicit transaction came to light. To date, however, neither company has been sanctioned and none of the individuals responsible has been held to account.

Still No Court Oversight on State Secrets

Jesselyn Radack, September 23, 2009

This post was written by GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack for her Daily Kos Blog.

Obama's Call for Renewal of Patriot Act Provisions

Jesselyn Radack, September 16, 2009

The following blog entry was written by GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack for her Daily Kos diary.

New Orleans Pumps Unsafe . . . on Katrina Anniversary

Jesselyn Radack, August 28, 2009

This post was written by GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack for her Daily Kos Blog.

Whistleblower Kunal Saha Wins Supreme Court Case In India Against Medical Establishment

Bea Edwards, August 15, 2009

The Supreme Court (SC) of India handed down a landmark judgment on August 7, 2009, upholding the claim of medical negligence brought by Dr. Kunal Saha against four doctors and the Advanced Medicare Research Institute in Kolkata. The Court held the doctors and hospital guilty of negligent treatment, causing the death of Dr. Saha’s wife, Anuradha Saha, in 1998. In the Judgment, the SC also set out extensive new guidelines and regulations that physicians and hospitals must follow in treating patients.

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