A U.S. judge handed Chevron Corp. a key victory in the energy company’s long-fought battle against a multibillion-dollar pollution lawsuit in Ecuador, ruling the American lawyer leading the case resorted to bribery and fraud.
A federal judge said he barred a key witness from testifying against Ahmed Ghailani , charged with bombing two U.S. embassies in 1998, because the man wasn’t “credible” and because Ghailani was “coerced” into identifying him while in CIA custody.
Chevron Corp. won a U.S. judge’s ruling that a multibillion-dollar pollution judgment issued in Ecuador was procured by fraud, making it less likely that plaintiffs will collect the $9.5 billion award.
A terrorism trial juror who said she was being “attacked” for her views by other members of the jury was told to continue deliberating with the panel in the case over the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa.
A witness the U.S. says is “critical” to its case against Ahmed Ghailani , an alleged terrorist charged with bombing two U.S. embassies, can’t testify because Ghailani was “coerced” into disclosing the man’s identity, a judge ruled.
The U.S. can’t call a key witness in the trial of Ahmed Ghailani , an alleged terrorist charged with bombing two U.S. embassies, because Ghailani was “coerced” by the CIA into disclosing the witness’s identity, a judge ruled.