December 12, 2018

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

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - The New York bars 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

Posted: 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 against...

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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 decision of the New York bar to suspend him as a immediate threat to the public order without...

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

Posted: 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 among lawyers who have followed his long-running battle...

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

Posted: Jul 11, 2018 – 10:32 AM EST

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

Chevron Trying to Orchestrate Disbarment of Attorney Who Won Large Pollution Case; Claims “Threat to the Public Order”

Posted: Jul 10, 2018 – 02:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - After years of litigation over its massive pollution problem in Ecuador, Chevron has now orchestrated the suspension of human rights lawyer Steven R. Donziger without a hearing on the grounds that he represents a threat to the...

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Name Grand Prize Winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 – 11:47 AM EST

Washington, D.C., Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education awarded Porter Christensen of Pine View High School in Utah (Washington County School District), the grand prize for the annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge....

Chevron Shareholders Slam CEO Mike Wirth Over $12B Ecuador Pollution Disaster At Annual Meeting

Posted: May 30, 2018 – 05:10 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 30 /CSRwire/ - Several Chevron shareholders and environmental activists pressed hard against Chevron CEO Mike Wirth today at the companys annual meeting, with one accusing the company of killing off Indigenous peoples via neglect by failing to pay a...

Avaaz Targeting Chevron Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Disaster on Eve of Shareholder Meeting; 700,000 Sign Petition

Posted: May 29, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 29 /CSRwire/ - Avaaz, the worlds largest on-line activist political network, has targeted Chevron with a Justice for Amazon Chernobyl campaign designed to force company CEO Mike Wirth to pay the $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability that has caused a...

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