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Legal news from Sunday, May 23, 2010
by Erin Bock

BP is balking at an US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order issued Thursday directing it to find an alternative dispersant to address the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The agency Saturday released BP's response to the directive ordering the oil …

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by Sarah Miley

A spokesperson for the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti announced Saturday that the mission has launched an investigation into the shootings of dozens of prisoners in a jail riot following the January 12 earthquake which killed over 200,000 people and left some 1 million homeless. An earlier investigation by the New York …

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by Sarah Miley

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided not to file charges against former American International Group (AIG) executive Joseph Cassano, according to prosecutors from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Saturday. The decision appears to end a two-year criminal investigation of several executives from AIG's Financial Products subsidiary, …

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