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1 October 2008
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Autor(a): Michael Goldhaber with Daphne Eviatar, American Lawyer

...[A pending case against Chevron] explores the company's alleged complicity in killing one man and injuring three others. The suit was brought under the alien tort statute, which allows U.S. recovery for overseas violations of the law of nations... ...

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15 December 2007
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Autor(a): Russell Hubbard, Birmingham News [USA]

Drummond Co.'s July legal victory over accusations it ordered the murders of three Colombian labor leaders has been appealed to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta…. The appeal stems from the 2001 deaths of three Colombian miners who were...

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25 October 2007
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Autor(a): Faith E. Gay & J. Noah Hagey, New York Law Journal

In the last decade, a veritable "who's who" of international businesses…have been sued in federal court under the United States' 215-year-old Alien Tort Statute…. On Oct. 12, 2007, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed this expansive trend,...

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22 October 2007
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Autor(a): Jonathan Drimmer, Steptoe & Johnson, in Legal Times

Though a recent verdict in a high-profile Alien Tort Claims Act case in Alabama resulted in a resounding victory for Drummond..., multinational corporations still have great concerns...[T]he case represents the first corporate ATCA lawsuit to survive...

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17 August 2007
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Autor(a): Bill Baue, SocialFunds

The first-ever corporate ATCA verdict of not guilty does not diminish the ongoing liabilities companies face in US courts for human rights violations committed overseas. Late last month, a federal jury delivered the verdict in the first corporate Alien...

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2 August 2007

Por contaminar la bahía de Santa Marta multan a filial de la Drummond con 140 millones [Colombia]

Autor(a): El Tiempo [Colombia]

Se trata de American Port Company [parte de Drummond], una empresa que transporta toneladas del carbón que se exporta. Según el Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, con un transporte irregular del mineral ha contaminado también las playas aledañas al puerto...

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1 August 2007
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Autor(a): Ken Stier, Time magazine

During a two week trial, a Birmingham [Alabama, USA] jury weighed charges that the local Drummond Coal Company bore responsibility for the murders of three union leaders who represented workers at its Colombian mine... The [union leaders'] widows lost...

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28 July 2007
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Autor(a): Benito Perez, Le Courrier [Suisse]

Le grand déballage sur les crimes paramilitaires a commencé en Colombie. Avec les aveux en mars dernier de Chiquita et le procès intenté à Drummond, les Etats-Unis s'interrogent sur la responsabilité de leurs transnationales dans la campagne de terreur...

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27 July 2007
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Autor(a): Kyle Whitmire, New York Times

A federal jury found on Thursday that Drummond, an Alabama-based coal company, was not liable for the deaths of three union leaders at its mine near La Loma, Colombia, in 2001. The case...was the first of its kind to go to trial under the Alien Tort...

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27 July 2007
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Autor(a): Jay Reeves, Associated Press

After more than a decade of trying…to punish U.S. corporations for alleged wrongdoing overseas, organized labor lost the first such case ever to go before a jury… [L]awyers for both labor and corporate interests say rulings on appeals stemming from the...

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