Secretary Backs Judge's Authorship Of $19B Chevron Verdict
Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 8:01 PM EST) -- Steven Donziger and his co-defendants sought on Tuesday to bolster the legitimacy of the $19 billion pollution verdict at the heart of Chevron Corp.'s New York racketeering trial, through the testimony of a then-teenaged secretary who claims she typed the disputed judgment.
As Chevron rested its case following nearly a month of contentious proceedings, the defendants — two of the indigenous plaintiffs who had secured the heavily disputed award in an Ecuadorean court, as well as Donziger, whom Chevron claims helped engineer the decision through bribery and fraud — took over with an eye toward vindicating the judgment and mounting an...
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