Motion To Stay Pending Ruling On Mandamus Petition Denied In Lago Agrio Fraud Suit

Motion To Stay Pending Ruling On Mandamus Petition Denied In Lago Agrio Fraud Suit

NEW YORK - The judge presiding over the lawsuit filed by Chevron Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to challenge the $18 billion judgment for personal injuries and property damage by a Lago Agrio, Ecuador, court issued an order Sept. 9 denying a defense motion for a continuance and stay pending deposition in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals of a defense motion for mandamus relief (Chevron Corp. v. Steven R. Donziger, et al., No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.).

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