CLDC Press Release re Mandamus Petition in Donziger case

Judge-appointed Private Prosecutor Has Deep Ties to Chevron; Retaliatory Lawsuit Against Attorney Steven Donziger Must Be Dismissed

By Lauren Regan|June 30th, 2020

Eugene, OR – Attorneys for human rights attorney Steven Donziger have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to weigh in on the interlocking conflicts of interests at the heart of a trumped-up case tracing back to Donziger’s major $9.5 billion victory on behalf of Ecuadorian plaintiffs against the oil giant Chevron. The Civil Liberties Defense Center is a member of the legal team that has petitioned the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to dismiss the case at question, which is currently before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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