CROW AGENCY, Montana (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A team of law students which recently descended on the Crow Indian Reservation in the American West to help tribal members write property wills, were cautioned in advance by their professors to be culturally sensitive. Do not say the words "death," "dying" or even "will," they were told. "It's really tough to do a will without saying death," conceded the architect of the Tribal Wills Project, University of Denver's Sturm College of Law Professor Lucy Marsh.
NEW YORK - Less than a quarter of companies earned high marks for disclosing anti-trafficking and forced labor corporate practices in a pilot study released on Thursday to highlight efforts by companies to be open abou
NEW YORK - A U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to hold Nestle, the world's largest food maker, accountable for using child slaves to harvest cocoa in Africa looks set to be a landmark battle over labor used overseas, lawyers said. The ruling sends the case back to federal court in California and brings closer the possibility of a trial, said Terrence Collingsworth, executive director at International Rights Advocates who is involved in the lawsuit.
NEW YORK - The administration of U.S.