Donziger Loses Bid To Delay $19B Chevron Case

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 7:48 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday refused to delay Chevron Corp.’s case against Steven Donziger, the lawyer accused of using fraud to win a $19 billion pollution judgment against the oil company, despite Donziger’s pleas for more time.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan refused Donziger’s request for an adjournment to work on his defense against Chevron and look for new lawyers.

Donziger’s old defense lawyers, Keker & Van Nest LLP, got permission to drop out of the case last week after complaining they were no longer being...
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