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  • Rolling Stone Exposes Chevron’s Dirty Tactics in Ecuador

    August 29, 2014—  For more than two decades, energy giant Chevron and Ecuadorian activists, led by American lawyer Steven Donziger, have been embroiled in a contentious lawsuit about who is responsible for contaminating a vast swath of the Amazon Image from the film Crude: The Real Price of Oil From: Rolling Stone On March 4th, a federal judge in New York ... Read more
  • 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

Press Releases

  • Indigenous Villagers Plan to Seize Chevron’s $106 Million Arbitral Award In Ecuador

    September 30, 2014—  Quito, Ecuador – In what could be a huge boost to their campaign to force Chevron to comply with a $9.5 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador, rainforest villagers plan to enforce a court order directing them to take possession of a $106 million arbitral award won recently by the oil giant from Ecuador’s government in ... Read more
  • Random House and Paul Barrett Face Defamation Claim

    September 17, 2014—  New York, New York – Random House and BusinessWeek reporter Paul M. Barrett face a defamation claim over a pro-Chevron book about the Ecuador environmental litigation that is replete with fictional scenes and defamatory assertions, according to a legal letter made public today. The 13-page “notice of defamation” letter, signed by New York attorney Steven Donziger ... Read more

Commentary: The Chevron Pit

  • Response to Paul Barrett’s Book “Law of the Jungle”

    October 10, 2014—  Response to Paul Barrett’s Book, Law of the Jungle Steven Donziger has forcefully responded to Paul Barrett’s new book on the Ecuador case, Law of the Jungle.  In sum, the book is riddled with factual errors, adopts Chevron’s narrative almost wholesale, and includes made-up scenes and improperly sourced material.  Barrett spent virtually no time in Ecuador ... Read more
  • Rolling Stone Exposes Chevron’s Dirty Tactics in Ecuador

    August 29, 2014—  For more than two decades, energy giant Chevron and Ecuadorian activists, led by American lawyer Steven Donziger, have been embroiled in a contentious lawsuit about who is responsible for contaminating a vast swath of the Amazon Image from the film Crude: The Real Price of Oil From: Rolling Stone On March 4th, a federal judge in New York ... Read more