Corporations Can Be Sued For Violating Human Rights In Foreign Countries

Corporations Can Be Sued For Violating Human Rights In Foreign Countries

Thanks to a federal court ruling, corporations that act badly abroad have to face legal repercussions at home. The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals backed up decisions by two other appeals courts that found that corporations can be sued for war crimes and genocide under a 1789 law. [More]

Federal Court: Massachusetts Law Against Recording Of
On-The-Job Cops Is Unconstitutional

Federal Court: Massachusetts Law Against Recording Of On-The-Job Cops Is Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled that the people have the right to record police officers when they’re on the job in public. A U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals judge found that a Massachusetts law used to ban such actions is unconstitutional. [More]