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Wiwa v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

Citation: 35 ELR 20003
No. No. 03-21222, (5th Cir., 12/21/2004) ancillary proceeding; discovery motions

The Fifth Circuit reversed a district court's denial of a motion to compel attendance and produce documents and its quashing of a subpoena directed to a non-party witness in a class action suit alleging that oil companies cooperated with and assisted the Nigerian military in the brutal repression of the Ogoni, a Nigerian ethnic minority....

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