Ecuador: Chevron Wins Injunction Against Ecuadorean Plaintiffs

Greenwire: Chevron Corp. scored a major legal victory last night when a federal judge ruled that plaintiffs who won an $8.6 billion judgment for pollution in Ecuador cannot seek to collect damages in the United States or in other countries. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan of the Southern District of New York issued a 131-page opinion explaining in detail his reasoning for granting a preliminary injunction. Kaplan raised serious concerns about the legitimacy of the judgment against Chevron issued by a......

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