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2nd Circ. Won't Rethink Cravath Shell Doc Decision

Law360 (August 31, 2018, 10:09 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday refused to reconsider its decision barring a Nigerian activist’s widow from obtaining Royal Dutch Shell discovery documents from a U.S. case, held by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, for litigation she is pursuing against the oil and gas giant in the Netherlands.

In a three-sentence order, the appeals court rejected Esther Kiobel’s request to rehear or hold an en banc hearing after its July decision.

“The panel that determined the appeal has considered the request for panel rehearing, and the active...
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Case Title

Kiobel v. Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 STATUTES-Other

Date Filed

February 14, 2017

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