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Bloomberg Businessweek – Attorney Deemed a ‘Racketeer’ Takes His Case to Harvard Law

Kaplan did not conclude that the case was merely “marred by fraud” in some mysterious passive-voice fashion. No, the judge concluded that Donziger took advantage of the local judges’ corrupt tendencies to seed the Ecuadorian court record with ghostwritten evidentiary reports and interim rulings. Kaplan even found that the ultimate judgment in 2011 wasn’t written by the judge who claimed authorship. In other words, Donziger’s victory—which seemed truly historic back in 2011—was actually a sham. Read more >>

Kaplan did not conclude that the case was merely “marred by fraud” in some mysterious passive-voice fashion. No, the judge concluded that Donziger took advantage of the local judges’ corrupt tendencies to seed the Ecuadorian court record with ghostwritten evidentiary reports and interim rulings. Kaplan even found that the ultimate judgment in 2011 wasn’t written by the judge who claimed authorship. In other words, Donziger’s victory—which seemed truly historic back in 2011—was actually a sham. <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-03-26/attorney-deemed-a-racketeer-takes-his-case-to-harvard-law" target="_blank">Read more >></a>

Kaplan did not conclude that the case was merely “marred by fraud” in some mysterious passive-voice fashion. No, the judge concluded that Donziger took advantage of the local judges’ corrupt tendencies to seed the Ecuadorian court record with ghostwritten evidentiary reports and interim rulings. Kaplan even found that the ultimate judgment in 2011 wasn’t written by the judge who claimed authorship. In other words, Donziger’s victory—which seemed truly historic back in 2011—was actually a sham.

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