Order barring Ecuador from collecting $18 billion vacated

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September 19, 2011
New Orleans Times-Picayune    
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"A federal appeals court vacated an order Monday by a New York judge that barred an $18 billion judgment in Ecuador against Chevron Inc. for contaminating the Amazon. The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had previously expressed skepticism that a New York judge could wield jurisdiction outside the U.S." (09/19/11)


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