ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis man pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to 10 years in prison in the deadly beating of a man near Enterprise Center last year.
A federal decide on Monday identified a previous law firm who secured a $9.5 billion judgment from Chevron guilty on six misdemeanor criminal contempt prices, the culmination of a legal situation that has drawn accusations of retaliation by the power giant.
Steven Donziger in 1993 sued Texaco on behalf of a coalition of Ecuadorean farmers and Indigenous people today who alleged its pursuits in the country led to environmental catastrophe. Following Chevron bought Texaco in 2001, the litigation was moved to Ecuador, where by a court docket ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in 2011.
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