Chevron Must Give Back Ecuadorean Docs, Consultancy Says

Law360, Washington (July 6, 2012, 3:12 PM EDT) -- Consulting firm Weinberg Group pushed a Washington magistrate judge on Friday to force Chevron Corp. to return hundreds of documents in a fraud suit over an $18 billion Ecuadorean oil spill judgment, saying the company's subpoena should be more narrowly tailored.

After the D.C. Circuit remanded the issue to the lower court last month, Weinberg requested the Chevron documents to no avail, prompting an emergency motion hearing with U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola. The scientific consulting firm said Chevron no longer had any right to...
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