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2011-07-11 13:13:00

EarthRights International Criticizes Chevron's "Gamesmanship" Before U.S. Federal Judge NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In legal briefs, two prominent U.S. environmental law groups are criticizing Chevron's "unprecedented" attempt to use U.S.

2011-04-21 16:17:00

Oil Giant Clearly Scared of Jury Trial That Could Create Additional Liability, Plaintiffs Say NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To avoid jury trial, Chevron has filed papers before a U.S.

2011-04-19 11:59:00

Reporter Finds Oil Sludge In "Remediated" Pit That's Part of Chevron's Fraud, Plaintiffs Say WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Miami Herald has caught Chevron in a blatant lie about its sham "remediation" in Ecuador that the company uses to defend against an $18 billion judgment in a case brought by indigenous groups. In a story published in today's newspaper, journalist Jim Wyss said he witnessed "thick oil slicks" only a few feet into the ground of a dirt-covered...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.