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Starkist Class Action Settlement Means Customers Get $25 In Cash Or $50 In Tuna

Two and a half years ago, a man who eats tuna filed a class action lawsuit against Starkist, a tuna company. His allegation was that the company was deliberately under-filling each can by a few tenths of an ounce. 201 more words

Israeli bulldozers are back in Beit Jala

In 2004, I wrote an article about the story of Nabil Saba, a man from Beit Jala whose family was expelled in the early 1970s to make way for the Israeli settlement of Har Gilo. 820 more words


Settlements: An Integral Part of our System of Justice

Today, I settled a case on behalf of my clients. As is typically the case in settlements, neither side got everything they wanted, but both sides agreed to settle their dispute understanding that the unpredictable nature of allowing a judge to determine the outcome of the case made the risk of continuing litigation too great for both sides to bear. 491 more words

Systems Change

United Church of Canada Holds Line on Two-State Solution

At the time of this writing, the United Church of Canada (Canada’s second-largest Christian denomination) is midway through its 42nd General Council. The Council runs from August 8th to August 14th, and is being held in the city of Corner Brook, Newfoundland. 520 more words