For the Ecuadorians who hold a $19 billion judgment against Chevron Corporation over oil sludge in the Amazon, a mandamus petition to the Second Circuit was the last best hope of avoiding a looming trial on Chevron's accusations of wholesale fraud. Now that hope is gone.
Ecuadorians Lose Bid to Boot Chevron Judge Ahead of N.Y. Trial
The Litigation Daily
September 26, 2013