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We have posted several times on the U.S. aspects of the international dispute between Chevron and the plaintiffs from Ecuador suing for environmental contamination. We have followed the Southern District’s decision granting...more
The Chevron-Ecuador Litigation A high profile and complex dispute involving a group of Ecuadorian residents, Chevron Corporation and the Republic of Ecuador is forcing courts and the media to focus on an arcane...more
Following the 2003 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Beals v. Saldanha, where jurisdiction simpliciter is otherwise established, the only available defences to a domestic defendant seeking to have a Canadian court refuse...more
Although international environmental law has made some inroads in identifying global environmental problems, it has mostly proved ineffective at adequately addressing them. The absence of a governing body to monitor and...more