Scheindlin Preserves Apartheid-Era Suit Against Companies

After a federal appellate court all but instructed her to dismiss the case, Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin has kept alive a lawsuit accusing Ford, IBM and other companies of abusing human rights by doing business with South Africa's apartheid regime.

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