Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Sudden Death Costs Dow Chemical Nearly $1 Billion US

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Sudden Death Costs Dow Chemical Nearly $1 Billion US
What a difference a day makes. That’s what Supreme Court watchers are saying about the sudden demise of Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. His death, tilting the highest court in the land to a 4-4 tie between its bedrock conservative wing and its more liberal counterweight, has thrown a variety of litigants into a tizzy as they try to sort out what impact the new balance in the Court will have for them.… Read the rest

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”
In a ruling that comes as a welcome surprise to watchers of corporate scofflaws, the US Supreme Court has thrown out a request by global corporate giants Nestle, Archer Daniels Midland Co and Cargill to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they were complicit in child slavery operations in connection with their Ivory Coast cacao plantations. By rejecting the request, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to let stand a December 2014 ruling by the 9th U.S.… Read the rest