#Lawsuit

  • Article: These Colorado Communities Are Suing Oil Companies Over Climate Change
    Environment

    These Colorado Communities Are Suing Oil Companies Over Climate Change

    April 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's the first climate change lawsuit from non-coastal municipalities. Read more

  • Article: These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon
    Environment

    These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 6, 2018

    It sets a precedent that could lead to similar victories around the world. Read more

  • Article: Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants to Sue Oil Companies for ‘First-Degree Murder’
    Environment

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants to Sue Oil Companies for ‘First-Degree Murder’

    By Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2018

    “Every gas station on it, every car should have a warning label on it.” Read more

  • Article: This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied
    Citizenship

    This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    The lawyers argue that it's textbook discrimination. Read more

  • Article: 10 States Are Suing Trump Administration For Clean Water
    Water & Sanitation

    10 States Are Suing Trump Administration For Clean Water

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 7, 2018

    "The Trump Administration’s suspension of the Clean Water Rule is clearly illegal.” Read more

  • Article: Patagonia Makes Good on Promise to Sue Trump Over Public Lands
    Environment

    Patagonia Makes Good on Promise to Sue Trump Over Public Lands

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 7, 2017

    “We’ve fought to protect these places since we were founded and now we’ll continue that fight." Read more

  • Article: Patagonia Says Trump 'Stole' Public Lands — And It Will Sue to Get Them Back
    Environment

    Patagonia Says Trump 'Stole' Public Lands — And It Will Sue to Get Them Back

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 5, 2017

    Patagonia stood out for its truculence. Read more

  • Article: San Francisco Sues Oil Companies for Billions to Pay for Sea Level Rise Protection
    Environment

    San Francisco Sues Oil Companies for Billions to Pay for Sea Level Rise Protection

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 22, 2017

    “The bill has come due.” Read more