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Get the latest Chevron Ecuador lawsuit news. This category covers recent 2015 lawsuit news and the latest on Steven Donziger, the attorney that used corrupt means to obtain a 2011 court verdict in Ecuador.

August 23, 2019

Judge Appointing an Attorney To Pursue Steven Donziger Is Disconcerting- Law.com

Of the three players in the criminal justice system—defendants, prosecutors and judges—critiques rarely begin with an observation that defendants have …

August 19, 2019

Chevron Ecuador Fraud As Steven Donziger Under House Arrest-New York Law Journal

Steven Donziger, the suspended attorney who was ordered to pay an $800,000 judgment for allegedly rigging an Ecuadorian lawsuit against Chevron Corp., is now being prosecuted for criminal contempt by court-appointed attorneys at Seward & Kissel.

August 2, 2019

Donziger Facing Prosecution in Chevron Saga – National Review

Donziger, the lawyer, Obama buddy, and climate activist who tried to extort a few billion dollars from Chevron, is the target of an order from district judge Lewis Kaplan, who has on his own authority appointed three lawyers to prosecute Donziger on criminal contempt charges.

July 25, 2019

Suspended lawyer ordered to pay $3.4M in attorney fees to Chevron as contempt sanction – ABA Journal

A suspended lawyer who was found in contempt of court for stonewalling Chevron’s efforts to collect a money judgment against him has been ordered to pay $3.4 million in attorney fees to the oil company.

July 18, 2019

Opinion: Judge nails lawyer in bogus lawsuit against Chevron – Washington Examiner

A federal judge has lowered the boom on the attorney who for more than a decade has tried to press what the judge has called a “fraudulent” environmental lawsuit against the Chevron energy company.

July 17, 2019

Suspended Ex-Attorney Steven Donziger Condemned To Pay Chevron $3.4 Million – Forbes

Today, a ruling was handed down by Judge Kaplan granting Chevron’s attorneys’ fees motion in all respects, ordering that a money judgment be entered into in favor of Chevron in the amount of $3.4 million — the full amount Chevron had sought.

July 11, 2019
Rafael Correa - president of Ecuador

Peter Foster: The ‘fraud of the century’ finally reaches the end of the line after clogging up our court system for 7 years – Financial Post

The most baseless of cases — especially if they involve the words ‘Indigenous’ and ‘environment’ — can tie up business for years.

July 9, 2019

The Canadian Version Of The Chevron Shakedown Is Officially Dead And Buried – Hot Air

When we last checked in on suspended New York City attorney Steven Donziger and his merry band of wannabe racketeers back in …

July 9, 2019

Ecuadorean Plaintiffs’ Canadian Suit Against Chevron Is Finally Dismissed – Forbes

One of the last slim reeds of hope of defenders of the $9.5 billion judgment fraudulently obtained against Chevron Corporation by adjudicated racketeer and suspended lawyer Steven Donziger and his Ecuadorean allies was in Canada. Prior Canadian court decisions had essentially gutted any possibility of collection of the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Canada, a distinct entity. The case had, it is true, not been legally dismissed, though those of you who follow this column knew that the Canadian bell would soon toll.

June 17, 2019

Steven Donziger Of Chevron Ecuador Shares Duncan Hunter’s Problem: Avoiding Jail – Oakland News Now

Steven Donziger, the plaintiff’s lawyer in the Chevron Ecuador case that was found guilty of violating the RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced Corrupt …

June 13, 2019

Donziger Must Surrender Passport In Chevron Ecuador Fight – Law360

A New York federal judge has ordered attorney Steven Donziger to surrender his passport to pressure him to comply with court orders in a legal battle with Chevron to hand over his electronic devices.

May 28, 2019
Steven Donziger

Chevron Shakedown Lawyer Now Held In Contempt Of Court – Hot Air

It’s been a while since we checked in on Steven Donziger, the New York City attorney who was the architect of the failed Chevron Shakedown. How are things going for him these days? Well, the first item to note is that I should issue a correction to that first sentence. Donziger has reportedly been disbarred from every place where he was previously allowed to practice law. He can now represent nobody but himself, so is he still technically an attorney?