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Chevron Off The Hook In Nigerian Violence Case

Law360 (December 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A San Francisco jury has found that Chevron Corp. is not liable for a fatal standoff over jobs on one of its oil platforms in Nigeria 10 years ago, a decision the plaintiffs have vowed to appeal in the wake of a contentious weeks-long trial.

The decision on Monday by a jury of seven men and two women in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California came after four weeks of trial during which two starkly opposing views were presented on the events...
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