1. 9 juillet 2021 Attorney General James Helps Shut Down Purdue Pharma, Secures $4.5 Billion from Sackler Family for Role in Fueling Opioid Crisis

    Resolution Shuts Down Purdue, Ends Sacklers’ Ability to Sell Opioids Ever Again, and Secures Unprecedented Public Disclosure New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a resolution of her lawsuit against the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, for their role in fueling the opioid crisis. The agreement will, first and foremost, shut down Purdue […]

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    7 juillet 2021 The FBI, The UAE Embassy in Washington DC, the White House and the State department declined to comment on agency media comments that they were involved.

    USA today issued a report that the FBI assisted Dubai to capture Princess Latifa, US citizen Hervé Jaubert and his crew, from his US flagged yacht in international waters. Jaubert and his crew were forcibly taken to the UAE and held for several weeks before release. A USA Today report makes some serious allegations against the […]

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  3. 6 juillet 2021 Attorney General James’ Statement on New Law That Allows NYS to Hold Gun Manufacturers Responsible for Gun Violence

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the “Public Nuisance Bill” (S.7196/A.6762), which aims to restore the ability of states and localities to bring civil liability actions against firearm manufacturers and sellers for negligence: “In 2005, Congress took unprecedented action to usurp states’ rights […]

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  4. 1 juillet 2021 Statement from Attorney General James on Criminal Indictment of Trump Organization and CFO Weisselberg

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the criminal indictment of Trump Corporation and the Trump Payroll Corporation — together doing business as the Trump Organization — as well as Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Allen Weisselberg on multiple criminal charges:   “Today is an important marker in the ongoing […]

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  5. 26 juin 2021 Attorney General James Reaches $230 Million Settlement for Treatment and Prevention of Opioid Crisis in New York, Johnson & Johnson Ends Sale of Selling Opioids

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced an agreement with Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — the parent company of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. — that will deliver up to $230 million to New York state, in the largest monetary settlement ever secured by Attorney General James. The agreement resolves claims made by Attorney General James […]

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    23 juin 2021 Scrap elections to UN rights council, says watchdog in Wall Street Journal op-ed

    proposed in the Wall Street Journal that the United Nations scrap elections for its 47-nation Human Rights Council, and instead expand the membership to automatically include each of the world body’s 193 member states. « The elections were designed 15 years ago this month in order to exclude the world’s worst abusers, » says Hillel Neuer, executive director of the Geneva-based non-governmental human […]

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    16 juin 2021 Investigative reporters will expose corruption in UAE and the Middle East

    Detained in Dubai is an organisation founded in 2008 by Radha Stirling, a leading human rights advocate, crisis manager and policy consultant, focusing on the UAE and the wider Middle East. Stirling is a Criminal & Civil Justice Specialist, Expert Witness, Speaker, Founder of Due Process International, Detained in Dubai, IPEX Reform and Gulf Investment […]

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    15 juin 2021 Independent Women’s Forum and Independent Women’s Law Center Urge Dept. of Education To Maintain Due Process Protections on Campus

    Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) and Independent Women’s Law Center (IWLC) filed a public comment on Friday urging the Department of Education to maintain due process protections for individuals accused of sexual misconduct on college campuses.   On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden directed a comprehensive review of regulations implementing Title IX of the Education […]

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  9. 5 juin 2021 Attorney General James’ Responds to NRA Dropping Countersuit

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after the National Rifle Association (NRA) dropped a countersuit filed the same day Attorney General James filed her lawsuit to dissolve the organization last summer: “The NRA dropping its countersuit today in federal court is an implicit admission that their strategy would never prevail. […]

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    26 mai 2021 BLG’s Louise Arbour to receive Symons Medal

    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that The Honourable Louise Arbour, C.C, G.O.Q., is the recipient of this year’s Symons Medal. The Symons Medal is one of Canada’s most prestigious honours, which Madame Arbour is receiving for her many contributions to the public good. A Senior Counsel at BLG, Madame Arbour was the […]

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