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Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Schneiderman

ELR Case

A district court dismissed an oil company's lawsuit seeking to stop the New York and Massachusetts Attorneys General (AGs) from investigating whether the company misled investors and the public about its knowledge of climate change and...

Greyhound Lines, Inc. v. Viad Corp.

ELR Case

A district court, in an underlying suit concerning indemnificaton for environmental cleanup, held that a corporation's counterclaims against a bus company for fraud and negligent misrepresentation are barred by Arizona's economic loss...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

ELR Case

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

ELR Case

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...

Mann v. National Review, Inc.

ELR Case

A D.C. court held that a climate scientist may go forward with his defamation suit against a conservative publication and think tank. The publication and think tank had commented that the scientist engaged in "data manipulation," was...

Chevron Corp. v. Donziger

ELR Case

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...

Chandler v. Chevron USA, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a fraud claim brought by a car wash operator against the seller of the property...

Chevron

ELR Case

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....