DLA Piper UK partners Debra Erni and Graham Tyler, who headed the asset finance practice, will join Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP’s transportation finance team in London at the beginning of May with three associates.
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.
Prosecutors in the case of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law can show jurors an image of him seated next to the al-Qaeda leader from a video taken the day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a judge ruled.
The trial of Osama bin Laden’s son- in-law, accused of plotting with the al-Qaeda leader to kill Americans, was delayed after a U.S. judge said he could submit questions to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, for use as a potential defense witness.
Steven Donziger, a New York attorney accused of leading a racketeering scheme in an environmental lawsuit against Chevron Corp., hired appellate attorney Deepak Gupta of Washington’s Gupta Beck PLLC to represent him in an anticipated appeal, the firm said on its website.
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.
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.