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...
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