Stories about Law from January, 2016
It's David v. Goliath, as Citizens of ‘Europe's Greenest’ Region Take On an Italian Energy Giant
Italian energy giant Terna SpA slaps an activist with a 16 million-euro lawsuit as it pushes forward a mega-project in Abruzzo—"Europe's lungs". Which will triumph: business or socio-environmental dissent?
Mexico Recaptures El Chapo Guzmán. But Is it Mission Accomplished?
"President Enrique Pena Nieto saying "missing accomplished" is about as credible as when George Bush said it about Iraq. Same silly line."
Netizens Smell Arson in ‘Convenient’ Fire at Trinidad & Tobago's Water Authority
As the headquarters of Trinidad & Tobago's Water and Sewerage Authority go up in flames, netizens worry about records that may allegedly reveal a paper trail of corrupt practices.
The Finer Details of Trinidad & Tobago’s Whistleblower Bill Could Use Some Work
Trinidad and Tobago's Whistleblower Protection Bill was submitted to Parliament in November 2015. One anti-corruption blogger discusses the proposed legislation and urges netizens to get involved.
Pakistanis Weigh In on Saudi Arabia and Iran's Diplomatic Break-Up
"In the Iran vs Saudi debate we should side with New Zealand. Be as far away from it as possible."
As US Steps Up Deportations, Advocates Push for Refugee Status for Central Americans
"It doesn't matter if you are documented. You have rights in this country."
ISIS is Alive and Well in Pakistan Despite Persistent Government Denials
As the world was gearing up to celebrate New Year, news broke in Pakistan that twenty people from Lahore, including women and children, had travelled to Syria to join ISIS.
Saudi Arabia Executes Top Shia Cleric Nimr Al Nimr Under “Terrorism” Charges
Saudi Arabia today announced it had executed 47 people on "terrorism" charges, among them top Shia cleric Nimr Al Nimr.