Law of the Jungle

Law of the Jungle

The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win

Book - 2014 | First edition
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"[The story of] Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, [who] signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with Chevron to become the third-largest corporation in America). The suit sought reparations for the Ecuadorian peasants and tribes people whose lives were affected by decades of oil production near their villages and fields. During twenty years of legal hostilities in federal courts in Manhattan and remote provincial tribunals in the Ecuadorian jungle, Donziger and Chevron's lawyers followed fierce no-holds-barred rules"
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780770436360
Branch Call Number: 344.7304 BARRETT
Characteristics: viii, 290 pages ; 25 cm


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