Hit by a historic judgment in Ecuador, Chevron used cloak and dagger to expose a historic fraud. Michael D. Goldhaber of NLJ affiliate The American lawyer has written about the case in "Crude Awakening," a book available on Kindle Single. Here are excerpts from his account.
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will sign a national memorandum of understanding with the Mexican government on Friday, pledging to help protect the rights of Mexican citizens working in the United States.
A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit-rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ratings.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday fined an auto lender $2.75 million for providing inaccurate information about borrowers to credit-reporting agencies.
In a class action brought by 178 current and former female prisoners, a Massachusetts federal judge has ruled that videotaping the strip searches of women prisoners by male guards is unconstitutional.
In an apparent case of first impression, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that out-of-state hourly billing rates may not be used to calculate attorney-fee awards except in exceptional circumstances.