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January 8, 2015

In The News Today – January 8, 2015

Two days after the Wall Street Journal ran an editorial about “how former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg is trying to make public potentially exculpatory evidence that the U.S. Justice Department has been keeping under seal,” the DoJ announced they will “let the sun shine on the evidence.” (Wall Street Journal)

Last year, a federal appeals court rejected efforts to hold Chiquita Brands International Inc. liable for claims of “facilitating war crimes in Columbia.” Human rights lawyers, however, are now appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court “in hopes of resurrecting their claims under the beleaguered Alien Tort Statute.” (Law.com)

Purdue Pharma is demanding that two “whistleblowers” in a lawsuit against the company pay its $850,000 in legal fees, claiming that a plaintiffs attorney “fed info” to the new whistleblowers after a first lawsuit failed. (Legal Newsline)

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