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Gross Negligence

FBI Director James Comey Just Explained Why America Doesn't Prosecute The Rich And Powerful

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Americans have grown accustomed to the idea that some criminal laws target specific populations. Drug possession charges tend to hit lo...

High Time to Act on Clinton Emails

Sandy Goodman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

OK. Tuesday's voting settled matters, whether Bernie likes it or not. Hillary Clinton has more than enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination. But another key factor stands in her way.

BP rests its case in Gulf spill trial's barrel-counting segment

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Oct. 21, 2013 edition.) Phase Two of the Macondo spill trial ended Friday in U.S. Distri...

BP's missteps delayed its 2010 spill response, trial witnesses say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Oct. 7, 2013 edition.) As the Macondo trial's Phase Two began in U.S. District Court in ...

Halliburton In Settlement Talks To Control Its Macondo Cement Liabilities

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.27.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 29, 2013 edition.) Houston-based Halliburton Co. is in talks to settle private clai...

Halliburton Rests Its Case In Gulf Spill Trial After Cement Work Testimony

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 8, 2013 edition.) At the spill trial last week, Halliburton staffer Jesse Gaglian...

Halliburton Stays In Spill Trial's Glare As Two Other Firms Escape Blame

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the March 24, 2013 edition.) In the fourth week of the 2010 Gulf spill trial, U.S. District J...

BP Dragging Partners into the Mess

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

BP has said it is going to pay all the costs for the clean-up and "all legitimate claims." This obligation also falls to the non-ops, that is, unless BP is guilty of gross negligence or willful misconduct.