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San Francisco Chronicle – Diary of lawyer’s Chevron lawsuit in coming trial

Date: Oct 14, 2013

To Chevron, the diary presents ample evidence of wrongdoing. The company has focused in particular on sections it says show Donziger trying to pressure judges and manipulate a court-appointed expert who was supposed to remain independent. Lawyers representing Chevron in the upcoming trial will also present testimony from a former Ecuadoran judge as well as some of Donziger’s former contractors who have since switched sides.

“It’s a cascade of damaging evidence of fraud and racketeering that we’ll be putting out during the trial,” said Ted Boutrous, a partner with the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, representing Chevron. “If you looked at this evidence, any reasonable person would determine this judgment is corrupt and the product of fraud.”

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