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  • Second Circuit Appeal Briefs and Amicus Briefs Filed

    July 17, 2014—  A few months ago we previewed the numerous fatal flaws in Judge Lewis Kaplan’s March 2014 final decision in Chevron’s abusive RICO case.  While the decision’s legal excesses and cavalcade of vitriol against Steven Donziger certainly gave Chevron’s management team some short-term pleasure — and vindicated the company’s dramatic eve-of-trial decision to drop all its ... Read more
  • Five Reasons Why Judge Kaplan’s Decision in Chevron’s RICO Case Is Fatally Flawed And Will Be Reversed

    June 1, 2014—  Five Reasons Why Judge Kaplan’s Decision in Chevron’s RICO Case Is Fatally Flawed And Will Be Reversed March 2014 View and/or download this document as a PDF Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s decision in favor of Chevron is deeply flawed both legally and factually and resulted from a bench trial overseen by a judge who repeatedly demonstrated his animus ... Read more

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  • Chevron: Release The Secret Evidence That Proves Your Guilt In Ecuador

    June 13, 2014—  Reposted from Karen Hinton on the The Huffington Post In the wake of a controversial U.S. court ruling that a $9.5 billion Ecuador judgment against Chevron is fraudulent, the oil giant has been touting loudly its innocence of any environmental crimes in the South American country. Chevron’s lawyers even successfully pressured some CBS News corporate suits to ... Read more
  • “Who’s Bribin’ Who?”

    May 30, 2014—  Donny Rico (and Chevron) explain how to pollute the Amazon and get away wit’ it. Reposted from the Eye on the Amazon Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that. Chevron’s effort to avoid responsibility for one of the world’s ... Read more