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8/5/09 – “Jackpot Justice Goes Global”

“Jackpot Justice Goes Global
By Vince Vitkowsky – Real Clear Markets, August 5, 2009

“To avoid U.S. courts and their requirements of real evidence, some attorneys prefer litigation in other countries, in which the rule of law is weak and manufactured evidence is more readily accepted. An example is the case against Chevron in Ecuador” … “A federal court in the U.S. soundly dismissed the plaintiffs’ allegations against Chevron in a related case, and fined the attorney for fabricating claims of alleged cancer victims. But the plaintiffs have found a far friendlier forum in Ecuador. Reports by the International Bar Association and the U.S. State Department have pointed out that Ecuador’s judicial system has little independence, and that the rule of law there is weak.”
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