Judge: Ecuador verdict against Chevron “obtained by corrupt means”

by Walter Olson on March 5, 2014

“U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in New York said he found ‘clear and convincing evidence’ that attorney Steven Donziger’s legal team used bribery, fraud and extortion in pursuit of an $18 billion judgment against the oil company issued in 2011.” [Reuters, Bloomberg, 485-pp., 1842-footnote opinion; SFGate, Kevin Williamson, Quin Hillyer, Ira Stoll (New York politicians including Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli roped in as allies of Donziger)] We’ve been covering the story for years.

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1 WB 03.06.14 at 9:45 pm

Wow! You guys have been following this for years and I’ve been following you following it. This is fantastic news.

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