2nd Circ. Won’t Force Judge Off Chevron’s Ecuador Case

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday refused to force a judge off of the upcoming fraud trial against lawyers for Ecuadoreans who won a $19 billion environmental judgment against Chevron Corp., despite complaints about his supposed friendliness with the oil giant.

A panel from the appeals court, after hearing oral arguments Thursday morning, denied a request from the Ecuadoreans to overturn several rulings from U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan and to pull him from the case.

Chevron is scheduled to go to trial in October on claims...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re: Hugo Gerardo Camacho Na

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

March 4, 2013

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