Posts Tagged with "kangaroo court"

How Low Can Chevron Go?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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How Low Can Chevron Go?

How low can Chevron go? It seems the company is determined to find out. Having lost a major environmental lawsuit in both US and Ecuador courts based on the merits of the case, Chevron has resorted to a secret international arbitration panel to evade paying an $18 billion judgment in Ecuador. Apparently the way Chevron [...]

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Issues Illegitimate, Unenforceable Ruling

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Issues Illegitimate, Unenforceable Ruling

The secret arbitration panel convened by Chevron in Washington, DC last week has issued its ruling — and not surprisingly, the trio of corporate lawyers has found that they have jurisdiction to review the civil suit brought against Chevron in the public court system of the sovereign nation of Ecuador. I say it’s not surprising [...]

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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Friday, February 10, 2012

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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Chevron’s kangaroo court is meeting this weekend in a rented room in Washington, DC. We thought they might need an actual kangaroo for the meeting, so we brought one. It wasn’t a real kangaroo, it was an activist in a kangaroo costume. But that’s okay, this isn’t a real court of justice, either. In fact, [...]

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Is Its Most Shameless Ploy Yet For Evading Justice In Ecuador

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Is Its Most Shameless Ploy Yet For Evading Justice In Ecuador

It may sound like the plot of some hackneyed corporate espionage thriller, but it’s all too true: Having lost a massive environmental lawsuit in two different countries based on the merits of the case, Chevron is now resorting to a secret international arbitration panel made up of pro-corporate lawyers to evade responsibility for the environmental [...]

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