Pursuing truth and transparency for public health

(UPDATE: The parties settled their litigation out of court in November 2019.) The historic win last summer of California groundskeeper Dewayne “Lee” Johnson over Monsanto and its new owner...

March 7, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) Expert witness for the plaintiff Dr. Dennis Weisenburger was being cross examined Wednesday by Monsanto attorneys after extensive direct testimony...

March 6, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) After a break in testimony Monday due to a sick juror, cancer victim Edwin Hardeman is slated to take the stand today in the ongoing Roundup cancer...

March 5, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) Plaintiff Edwin Hardeman was scheduled to take the stand today along with expert witness Dennis Weisenburger, professor of the Pathology Department of...

March 4, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) Here is an interesting tidbit to chew on over the weekend. In light of Judge Vince Chhabria’s unusual handling of the first Roundup cancer lawsuit...

March 1, 2019

Thursdays are ‘dark’ days for the Roundup cancer trial, meaning lawyers, jurors and witnesses have a day to catch their breath and regroup. And after the fast and furious first three days of...

February 28, 2019

(UPDATE – Another juror has just been dismissed. One of the seven women jurors has been dismissed in morning proceedings. That leaves one man and six women. A total of six jurors are required and...

February 27, 2019

Documents from Day 1 in the Hardeman trial are posted here. See Transcript of proceedings. See Plaintiff’s Opening Slide Deck and Monsanto’s Opening Slide Deck 3:30 p.m. –Jury is...

February 25, 2019

Lawyers wasted no time Wednesday in selecting the jury for next week’s trial start. The jury is made up of 7 women and two men. For plaintiff Edwin Hardeman to win his case, the jury verdict must...

February 20, 2019

With less than a week to go before opening statements in the Feb. 25 federal civil trial over accusations that Monsanto’s glyphosate-based weed killers cause cancer, lawyers for both sides were...

February 19, 2019

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