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Calif. Judge Threatens To Call Security In Monsanto Hearing

Law360, San Francisco (August 24, 2017, 10:56 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ripped into all sides in a contentious hearing Thursday over Monsanto’s allegations that an opposing attorney improperly leaked confidential documents in a multidistrict litigation alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, at one point threatening to call security to remove a lawyer.

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said there was “plenty of blame to go around” for the dispute, which stems from a July meeting during which Monsanto said 86 disputed documents were irrelevant to the litigation and should remain under seal. Plaintiffs’...
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Case Information

Case Title

In re Roundup Products Liability Litigation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Vince Chhabria

Date Filed

October 4, 2016

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