Chevron Used The Legal System And FBI To Target Steven Donziger

By Lee Camp, ScheerPost.com. -

Human rights attorney Steven Donziger has now been under house arrest in his New York City apartment for two years. The reason for his detainment, as Lee Camp puts it in this clip from “Redacted [...]

Donziger Slams Criminal Contempt Ruling

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger said Monday that he is a victim of an "obvious travesty of justice" and vowed to appeal after a judge found him guilty on six counts of criminal contempt of [...]

On Contact: Corporate Tyranny And Steven Donziger

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Steven Donziger, the human rights environmental justice attorney, about the grim reality when we confront the real centers of power. Donziger has been [...]

The Biggest Climate Trial of the Year Was a Chevron-Fueled ‘Charade’

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo -

After a week of proceedings, the criminal trial for attorney Steven Donziger—who won a multibillion-dollar case against Chevron over pollution in the Amazon rainforest—wrapped up on Monday. In [...]

The Judicial Persecution Of Steven Donziger

By Eve Ottenberg, Counterpunch. -

For some, call them criminal justice ingenues, it may be hard to believe this is happening in the United States, that our famed judiciary has sunk this low. But in the U.S., a judge acts as [...]

Six Ways Chevron Imperils Climate, Human Rights, And Racial Justice

By Kathy Mulvey, Commondreams. -

Although we're barely one quarter into 2021, multiple forces are squeezing Chevron for the preventable harm it is inflicting on the global climate. The company is also being dragged for its [...]

Law Students Announce Boycott Of Chevron Law Firm Seward & Kissel

By Stanford Environmental Law Society. -

New York – Students from over 50 leading U.S. law schools -- including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and New York University -- have announced a recruiting boycott of a prominent Chevron law firm to [...]

Scheer Intelligence: How Big Oil Weaponized The Judicial System

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Steve Donziger has dedicated the latter part of his life to fighting oil companies’ greedy destruction of indigenous lands and peoples in the Amazon. After a decades-long legal battle against [...]

Manufacturing Disgrace: Reuters Distorts Chevron V. Donziger

By Joe Emersberger, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Independent journalist Chris Hedges (ScheerPost, 8/25/20) wrote: The flagrant corruption and misuse of the legal system to abjectly serve corporate interests in the Donziger case illustrates [...]

On Contact: Chevron Vs Donziger

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Steven Donziger about the reach of corporate power. Donziger battled corporate oil giant Chevron over environmental pollution and destruction in [...]

Hundreds Of Lawyers File Complaint Against Judge Over Targeting Steven Donziger

By International Association of Democratic Lawyers. -

Dozens of legal organizations around the world representing more than 500,000 lawyers along with over 200 individual lawyers today submitted a judicial complaint documenting a series of shocking [...]

Chris Hedges: How Corporate Tyranny Works

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger is a grim illustration of what happens when we confront the real centers of power, masked and unacknowledged by the divisive cant from the Trump [...]

CLDC Fighting Corporate-Fueled Legal Persecution Of Human Rights Lawyer

By Lauren Regan, CLDC. -

For several years now, human rights attorney Steven Donziger has been in the fight of his life and career after Chevron vowed to destroy him for winning a $9.5 billion judgment for indigenous [...]

Private Feds Cash In On Unusual Contempt Case

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service. -

Manhattan — With trial still months away, taxpayers have paid more than a quarter-million dollars to a private law firm deputized by a federal judge to convict an environmental attorney of [...]

Government Gave Big Oil The Power to Prosecute Its Biggest Critic

By Walker Bragman and David Sirota, The American Prospect. -

In recent years, the American government has given the fossil fuel industry hundreds of billions of dollars of subsidies and opened up wide swaths of public land for drilling. Now, as the climate [...]

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