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Chevron's "Fight It Out On The Ice" Strategy For Ecuador Case Is Slipping, Fast

Aaron Marr Page | Posted 05.23.2015 | World
Aaron Marr Page

Nearly a decade ago, Chevron Corporation issued a public statement warning the Ecuadorian communities who were plaintiffs in a massive environmental case against the company in Ecuador that they would face "a lifetime of appellate and collateral litigation" if they continued to vigorously pursue their claims.

Courts Affirm Bloggers' First Amendment Protections

Brad Reid | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Bloggers possess significant First Amendment protections against "prior restraint" through injunctions. A Florida Court of Appeals reversed an injunction against "... defamatory blogs in the future" in a lawsuit involving a blogging former tenant and a commercial landlord.

Christina Wilkie

Yelp Ready To Push Congress On Libel Laws | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The review site Yelp plans to lobby Congress for patent reform and protections against abusive lawsuits for online reviewers, according ...

Federal Judge Grants Chevron Access to Private Internet Data

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

On June 25, 2013, a federal judge approved a subpoena, to be served by Chevron to Microsoft, granting Chevron private Internet data related to 30 email addresses, including those related to environmental nonprofits, activists, journalists and lawyers.

Arin Greenwood

Snyder's Dropped City Paper Lawsuit Leaves SLAPP Act Untested | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Dan Snyder dropped his defamation lawsuit against Washington City Paper, the American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital...

Jason Linkins

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder Responds To City Paper's Legal Filing By Going To War With The District Of Columbia | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.03.2011 | Media

Even if Dan Snyder succeeds in the legal realm, his latest recent filing is another major failure in the world of public relations. There's almost nothing that rubs Washingtonians more raw than reminders of the limitations imposed on their representation in Congress.

Jason Linkins

Washington City Paper Files Response To Redskins Owner's Lawsuit | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media

As longtime readers may know, last February, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, following the advice of his P.R. guru, Tony Wyllie, decided that he...

Jason Linkins

Dan Snyder Inspires Lawmaker To Draft Legislation To Stop People From Doing Things Dan Snyder Does | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media

Yesterday, we brought you word that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder -- in his continuing effort to mount a revenge fantasy in the courts over an ...

When Academic Administrators Lose Their Moral Compass

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2011 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Bill Watts, associate professor of English at Butler University, has just published a compelling and cautionary account of what can happen when univer...