As part of his day job (subscription required), your blogger wrote yesterday about an interesting development in the long-running environmental litigation concerning Chevron Corp. In brief: Escalating the legal battle in the long-running dispute over pollution in Ecuador allegedly caused by Chevron Corp., the plaintiffs have secured the services of one of Washington, D.C.’s most … Continue reading Patton Boggs: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers?
As Rep. Charlie Rangel’s ethics trial commenced today before the House ethics committee, it was his former legal team that received the most invective. Rangel asked for the hearing to be postponed on the grounds that he has no counsel. That has been the case since his attorneys at Zuckerman Spaeder withdrew their services, he … Continue reading Zuckerman Spaeder In Firing Line At Rangel Hearing
A Korean War veteran has passed away just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is due to hear his case. David L. Henderson died on Oct. 24. He was seeking to challenge whether the 120-day time limit for a veteran to seek review of a decision denying benefits unlawfully restricts the jurisdiction of the U.S. … Continue reading Veteran With Case Before Supreme Court Has Died