Donziger Asks High Court To Weigh In On Chevron Judgment

Law360, New York (April 7, 2017, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Attorney Steven Donziger has asked the Supreme Court to hear his appeal of a finding that a $9.5 billion oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador was fraudulently produced and could not be enforced, saying that key international jurisdiction and racketeering law questions needed to be addressed.

In a petition for a writ of certiorari filed March 27, Donziger argued that the Supreme Court should address whether disappointed litigants from other countries could launch a preemptive collateral attack on a foreign civil judgment. The petition said that for the first time in history, the Second Circuit had allowed this to occur....

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