August 21, 2018

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Report Shows Chevron Lawyers at Gibson Dunn Falsified Evidence to Target Steven Donziger in Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Aug 15, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - The New York bar's unprecedented attempt to suspend prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger without a hearing after he helped Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples win a $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron is based on false testimony from...

New York Bar “Referee” in Chevron Pollution Case Quits After Disclosure He Helped Union Carbide Escape Liability in India’s Bhopal Disaster

Published: Aug 02, 2018 – 12:55 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - Paul Doyle, a corporate lawyer appointed by the New York bar to recommend possible discipline of prominent human rights defender Steven Donziger - the lawyer who helped Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples win a landmark $9.5 billion pollution judgment...

Wall Street Journal Censors Letter Defending Prominent U.S. Attorney Who Won $9.5b Judgment Against Chevron

Published: Jul 30, 2018 – 03:19 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 30 /CSRwire/ - Top-level editors at the Wall Street Journal have ordered the removal of a letter to the editor that was slated to run July 23 defending prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger after he was attacked for winning...

Support Growing for Prominent U.S. Attorney Who Took on Chevron and Was Deemed “Threat to Public Order” by State Bar Officials

Published: Jul 25, 2018 – 12:47 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 25 /CSRwire/ - Support is growing from across the United States and Ecuador for prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger following the "shocking" decision of the New York bar to suspend him as a "immediate threat to the public order"...

Legal Community “Shocked” by NY Bar Decision to Suspend Renowned Attorney Without a Hearing After He Helped Win Pollution Judgment Against Chevron

Published: Jul 18, 2018 – 10:50 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - A New York state appellate court has taken the highly unusual step of suspending the law license of renowned corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger without a hearing, leading to "shock" among lawyers who have followed his long-running...

Chevron Suffers Major 8-0 Defeat in Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Over Landmark Pollution Judgment

Published: Jul 11, 2018 – 10:32 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jul. 11 /CSRwire/ - In a resounding defeat for Chevron in a landmark pollution case, Ecuador's Constitutional Court in a unanimous 8-0 decision rejected the oil major's final appeal of a $9.5 billion pollution judgment that found the company deliberately dumped...

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