Son Adkins And if he did get paid he d be funneling it back into other work for the disadvantaged Donzinger seems to have enjoyed fighting for the disadvantaged which is
why he videotaped everything that happened he must have enjoyed the thought that he was getting he videotaped everything that happened he must have enjoyed the thought
"that he was "he was them being Big Oil Then again maybe he was a narcissist too As a mass media expert I could have warned him about videotaping for propaganda purposes Shooting a really impressive commercial which lasts only 30 seconds takes 3 days of videotaping which does not add in the preparation phase Even for the best directors camera men and additional staff it takes that long to achieve perfection and rule out any mistakes Clearly Donzinger s team had neither the time nor the expertise which is why his videotaping was a dangerous endeavor which in the end helped to bring his illegal activities out in the open While Donzinger may have understood the power of film media PR he did not understand that this powerful weapon can work both ways Reading a few studies about Leni Riefenstahl s work might have helped Eventually Michael Goldhaber writes For years Donzinger has done an awfully good job of spinning the public even as the scales fell from the eyes of jurists lawyers and journalists who studied the evidence Donzingers first discovery lawyer Jeffrey Shinder of Costantine Cannon resigned as soon as he learned that the plaintiff had tried to rig the trial through Cabrera Shinder felt sickened So should anyone who cares about rule of law I believe this is exactly the point People do care about the law and many wonder why the law seems to be so often on the side of big corporations or stars Of course that uestion has been answered shortly before the OJ Simpson trial ended when one legal expert I cannot remember who it was stated Of course OJ will win Just look at his team The prosecution team is no match Justice is blind until. In a classic New York “counter trial” where it’s the testimony of one corrupt ex judge against another A detective story and courtroom drama with an epilogue of een commentary Crude Awakening is the definitive account of Chevron’s struggle to prove that the truth is the truth even when the truth is on the side of the big bad oil company and not on the side of the charismatic little guy fighting for the indigenous people of the rain forest Crude Awakening will cap. .
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Help Lady Justice Only HeLady Justice only he the fact that Lady Justice would evntually look at him Michael Goldhaber does a superb job in presenting the facts and pointing at the real uestions His brilliant book should probably be read in high school most certainly it should be a reuired read for every first semester law student and maybe beliefs could changed Maybe these future lawyers would be inspired by Goldhaber s words Jeffrey Shinder of Costantine Cannon resigned as soon as he learned that the plaintiff "had tried to rig the trial through cabrera "tried to rig the trial through Cabrera felt sickened Maybe of the students would get sickened by certain efforts from large corporations For instanceOnly 37% of Americans believe that GMO food is healthyOnly 28% of Americans believe that food grown with pesticides is safe to eatSomewhere in the near future I see law cases against food producing corporations coming 5 stars for a brilliant bookGisela Hausmann author blogger It was for the PlaintiffsThis short book was an interesting tale of a litigation nightmare What started out as an interesting tale of a litigation nightmare What started out as lawsuit to aid indigenous people in Ecuador against Chevron for polluting their environment wound up becoming a major fraud case The plaintiffs attorney indulged in fraud money laundering and trying to prove his case for his own needs and it was all caught on camera The tables turned and Chevron was the victim and they fought back accordingly Truth is stranger than fiction and no screenwriter could make this up Author Goldhaber lays it all out on the line in this fascinating read Excellent readingAnyone who wants to see just how corrupt the big oil companies really are read this Chevron and Texaco are so driven by greed they don t care about ruining the jungle the habitat the land the tribes animals all for greed Excellent book to read. Tivate both students of law and students of human nature About the Author Michael D Goldhaber is “The Global Lawyer” columnist for The American Lawyer and senior international correspondent for American Lawyer Media He is a graduate of Harvard College Columbia Journalism School and Yale Law School His previous book A People’s History of the European Court of Human Rights tells the story of landmark European cases from the perspective of heroic human rights plaintiffs. A fiery true story of a
DECEITFUL LITIGATION HAVING AS ITS CENTRALlitigation having as its central a bunch of combustible lawyers forged documents ghost written judgments a wronged but brutally exploited bunch of indigenous Ecuadorians and most importantly a global oil behemoth inflamed by anger and possessed by a burning desire to avenge what it perceived
"to be an "be an maligning of its blazing reputation A must for every aspiring law student Crude Awakening Chevron in Ecuador is a book that is important on many levels Author Michael D Goldhaber columnist for The American Lawyer and senior International correspondent for American Lawyer Media seems to use the example of Chevron in Ecuador to start a discussion about many topics which are important now and will be even important in the future In the beginning of his book Goldhaber writes To students of the law the Chevron case is a primer in global litigation To students of policy it offers lessons on the toxic mix of science law and public relations To students of human nature it s a blockbuster of a story I happen to be a student of mass media who graduated with masters from the University of Vienna Austria and therefore to me it is something else Goldhaber writes By the American Lawyer s estimate America s third largest company has spent than half a billion dollars on litigation costs which is likely a record for a single dispute The picture he draws of Steven Donziger strongly implicates that Donzinger guessed that Chevron would be capable of doing that which is why he fought with unorthodox in plain English illegal methods Mr Goldhaber s description of Donzinger Here was a man who took an 18000 public defender post after Harvard Law School After taking over in Ecuador his annual pay averaged 150000 or about 5 percent of Gibson Dunn s profits per partner in 2013 Money has never been a priority for the guy says Donzinger s law school friend Ja. A behind the scenes look at the world’s biggest and most tangled legal case On their way to winning a 19 billion verdict against Chevron in Ecuador lawyers for the ian plaintiffs invite a documentary film crew to record their every move Unfortunately their every move includes fraud Chevron subpoenas the outtakes and follows the clues from one improbable fraud to another In time the oil company turns the tables and sues the plaintiffs for racketeering The drama culminates.