Ex-Judge Defends Authorship Of $19B Chevron Judgment

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 7:40 PM EST) -- Defendants in Chevron Corp.'s New York racketeering suit over the legitimacy of a blockbuster $19 billion pollution judgment on Wednesday sought to counter several damaging allegations raised by Chevron against the former judge who claims authorship of that decision during his bruising first day of testimony.

Counsel for defendant Steven Donziger, whom Chevron has accused of fraud for his role in securing the heavily disputed Ecuadorean award, took up cross-examination of Nicholas Zambrano with an eye toward parrying the oil giant’s attempts to suggest that the...
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