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Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

The Second Circuit affirmed a district court decision holding that an $8.646 billion judgment granted by an Ecuadorian court for pollution in the Amazon was...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

A district court held that a multibillion dollar judgment granted by an Ecuadorian court for environmental pollution in the Amazon was procured by fraud and therefore enjoined the attorney and two of his Ecuadorian clients from seeking...

Republic of Ecuador v. Mackay

The Ninth Circuit affirmed two lower court decisions ordering an oil company to produce expert witness documents for use in a foreign proceeding concerning an environmental contamination dispute in Ecuador. The court rejected the...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger,

A district court denied motions to dismiss an oil company's racketeering claims against an attorney and his clients, a group of Ecuadorians, who were awarded a multibillion dollar judgment by an...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

A district court denied a corporation's motion to freeze the assets of Ecuadorian plaintiffs and to prevent them from collecting the proceeds of a multibillion dollar judgment in an underlying case involving environmental...

Chevron Corp.

The Third Circuit reversed a lower court order granting an oil company's application...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

A district court issued a preliminary injunction enjoining plaintiffs from enforcing a multibillion dollar judgment awarded by an Ecuadorian court against an oil company for environmental pollution in the Amazon. The evidence...

Chevron Corp.

The Third Circuit, in a $113 billion lawsuit against an oil company concerning environmental pollution in the Amazon, affirmed in part and vacated in part a lower court order granting the oil company's application to engage in...

Carijano v. Occidental Petroleum Corp.

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision dismissing a Peruvian Achuar indigenous group's lawsuit against an oil company for environmental contamination and the release of hazardous wastes. The complaint alleges that,...

Chevron

A district court, in a $113 billion lawsuit against an oil company concerning environmental pollution in the Amazon, granted the oil company's motion to depose Ecuadorian villagers' attorney concerning possible fraud and misconduct....