Donziger's Contempt Conviction Upheld By Split 2nd Circ.

By Rachel Scharf (June 22, 2022, 10:55 AM EDT) -- A divided Second Circuit panel on Wednesday upheld disbarred human rights lawyer Steven Donziger's conviction for disobeying court orders in civil litigation over a since-overturned $8.7 billion Ecuadorian pollution judgment against Chevron, saying federal judges have the power to appoint special prosecutors....

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