Bloomberg – Ecuador Judge Told by Court to Stay on Chevron Case
[archive-title]“Ecuador Judge Told by Court to Stay on Chevron Case”
Bloomberg, September 23, 2009[/archive-title]
“The Ecuadorean judge who stepped down from a $27 billion environmental lawsuit against Chevron Corp. after the company accused him of bias should remain in charge of the case, a court in Ecuador ruled.
A request by Judge Juan Nunez to recuse himself from the Chevron lawsuit was “unfounded,” Judge Nicolas Zambrano said in a ruling yesterday. Like Nunez, Zambrano sits on the Nueva Loja Superior Court in Ecuador’s northeastern Sucumbios province.”
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