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Judge rules for Chevron in Ecuadorean case

The dispute between Chevron and Ecuador relates to contamination that occurred between 1964 and 1992 when Texaco was operating an oil field in the northeastern part of the country. AP Images

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked U.S. courts from being used to collect a $9 billion Ecuadorean judgment against Chevron for rainforest damage, saying lawyers poisoned an honorable quest with their illegal and wrongful conduct. “Justice is ...

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Judge can’t block $18B Chevron judgment

NEW YORK — A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said Thursday. The three-judge panel of ...

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ERISA subject to $1.5 million judgment

The anti-alienation rule of ERISA does not prevent the enforcement of $1.5 million judgment against a pension plan that mistakenly credited amounts to a participant’s former wife, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in Milgram v. ...

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Court to review judgment against Microsoft

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a $290 million dispute between Microsoft Corp. and a Canadian technology company over complaints that a tool used in the popular Microsoft Word program violated patent protections.

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