Defamation/SLAPP Suits

by | September 24, 2014
“Can I be sued for writing that?” There is no ironclad protection against someone filing a lawsuit, no matter how frivolous. In the context of science, corporations or business associations have threatened to sue for defamation (libel or slander), claiming that – False statements are ...

Science Legal Resource Center

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  Legal Aid for Scientists Control of information often is the key to controlling outcomes.  For this reason, scientists working in public agencies and their findings are put under pressure or attack when the content of their work may have economic or political significance. The law ...

News Releases

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“May your life be filled with lawyers” is an old Mexican curse but is a modern American affliction, especially for scientists. This section discusses situations where scientists face possible entanglement in litigation as potential expert witnesses. Based upon our casework, we have ...

Wild Horses

by | September 22, 2014
Wild horses and burros in eleven Western states enjoy protection under the Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971. Yet as grazing by domestic livestock continues through advancing drought and climate change, these feral ungulates—along with native wildlife—are feeling the pinch ...

Your Donation At Work

by | September 15, 2014
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) #12057 The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an ...
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