Baldwin Rips Costner Oil Venture Ruling In 5th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (April 11, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Stephen Baldwin on Wednesday told the Fifth Circuit that a lower court abused its discretion when it failed to admit certain evidence in his $10 million suit against Kevin Costner over allegations that Costner duped Baldwin out of his interest in their oil cleanup company.

The brief comes almost a year after a Louisiana federal jury cleared Costner, his business partner Patrick N. Smith and their company Pacific West Resources LLC — formerly known as WestPac Resources LLC — of allegations brought by Baldwin and fellow...
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