Posts Tagged with "Second Circuit Court of Appeals"

Wikileaks Cables Make A Bad Week For Chevron Even Worse

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Wikileaks Cables Make A Bad Week For Chevron Even Worse

Earlier this week, a New York appeals court toppled the legal house of cards Chevron built to shield itself from having to clean up its oil contamination in the Ecuadorean Amazon. Now a series of diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks has gone and made what was already a very bad week for Chevron even worse. [...]

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Chevron’s Legal Strategy Derailed, Ecuadoreans Score Major Victory

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Chevron’s Legal Strategy Derailed, Ecuadoreans Score Major Victory

Yesterday, Chevron’s legal strategy to evade cleaning up its oil pollution in Ecuador went off the rails. An appeals court in New York lifted a ban on the $18 billion judgment against the company for contaminating the Amazon. The decision comes after a hearing last Friday in which Chevron’s lawyers were all but laughed out [...]

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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

Monday, June 20, 2011

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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

US Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan’s bias in favor of Chevron may have led him to drastically overstep his authority, according to several international law experts from around the world who have asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to dissolve Kaplan’s preliminary injunction against enforcement of an $18 billion verdict against the [...]

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