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The Supreme Court allowed a corrupt case into Canada. That should worry everyone – Financial Post

On July 10, 2018, Steven Donziger, a New York lawyer and a basketball buddy of Barack Obama’s, was suspended indefinitely from the practice of law in the state of New York. A New York court ordered the suspension for professional misconduct, based on “uncontroverted evidence” that Donziger and his legal team helped secure a judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador through dishonesty and chicanery. Specifically: “judicial coercion, corruption of a court expert and ghostwriting of his report, misrepresentations concerning the expert’s independence, obstruction of justice, witness tampering, improperly threatening criminal prosecution, and judicial bribery.” While Donziger contested the process, the court ruling notes that he “chose not to challenge the underlying factual findings.” Read more>>

Chevron Wins $28 Million Judgment in Latest Pollution Case Twist - Bloomberg

On July 10, 2018, Steven Donziger, a New York lawyer and a basketball buddy of Barack Obama’s, was suspended indefinitely from the practice of law in the state of New York. A New York court ordered the suspension for professional misconduct, based on “uncontroverted evidence” that Donziger and his legal team helped secure a judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador through dishonesty and chicanery. Specifically: “judicial coercion, corruption of a court expert and ghostwriting of his report, misrepresentations concerning the expert’s independence, obstruction of justice, witness tampering, improperly threatening criminal prosecution, and judicial bribery.” While Donziger contested the process, the court ruling notes that he “chose not to challenge the underlying factual findings.” Read more>>

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