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Nigeria Parliament: Shell Should Pay $3.6 Billion

AP | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — A parliament committee in Nigeria says that Shell should pay $3.6 billion in fines as punishment for a 2011 oil spill. ...

Big Oil Pleads Immunity From Prosecution for Human Rights Crimes

Michael Marx | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
Michael Marx

Only two years after the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, Shell is asking the same judges to accept that corporations are immune from prosecution for human rights violations because they are not people under the law.

Corporate Citizenship in a Global Economy

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Corporations in the US have the same legal status as people, allowing them to engage in contracts, own property, etc. But if we're given these rights and privileges, we also have a responsibility to contribute positively to the community.