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Reparations

whatwewantThe overall purpose of reparations is to restore the dignity of survivors, to accompany the rebuilding of affected communities and to facilitate the reintegration of survivors.


 

Supreme Court Grants Cert in Kiobel

The Supreme Court has granted cert in the Kiobel case, in which the Second Circuit held last fall that corporations may not be held liable for violations of the “law of nations” under the Alien Tort Statute.  As I have noted in previous posts here and here, there is now…
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High Court to Hear Shell-Nigeria Rights Case.

Here’s a dispatch from our DC colleague, Brent Kendall, on what went on in SCOTUS today: The Supreme Court said it would consider a lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell PLC that poses the question of whether corporations can be sued in U.S. courts for allegedly aiding human-rights abuses overseas, Brent…
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Challenging Private Power through Transnational Litigation

A Corporate Accountability & Social Justice presentati​on on Understand​ing and Challengin​g Private Power, delivered by Dr. Marjorie Jobson to students at a Law and Social Justice Conference in Amanzimtoti, Durban in September 2011. View the slides in an image gallery below, or download here. Social justice is about collective solutions to deprivation (Jan…
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To all our Muslim colleagues and friends

Today we join our Muslim colleagues and friends in wishing them well on Eid-ul-Fitr as Ramadan, the month of fasting, comes to an end today. 

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