jeudi 7 juillet 2016

In Chevron’s Ecuador Case, Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied But, Hey, Football Season’s About To Begin...

07/07/2016 - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

What does superstar quarterback Tom Brady and a group of Ecuadorian indigenous tribes suing Chevron for massive oil contamination have in common?

They both had lawsuits heard in U.S. federal trial court and appealed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. That, however, is where any similarity ends.

Brady — who only wants to play football — got his decision from the appellate court only 4 weeks after oral argument.

The Ecuadorians, who only want to survive on their ancestral lands without being poisoned by oil waste? 
They are still waiting, 64 weeks after their oral argument... Read More