2nd Circ. Won't Give Chevron Ecuador Footage

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by lawyers for Chevron Corp. to lift a stay in a filmmaker's battle to keep hours of footage shot for the documentary “Crude” out of the hands of the oil company.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Tuesday that a stay in the case would remain in effect until otherwise ordered by the panel assigned to hear the merits of the appeal.

The fight is centered on the claims of...
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