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Brief of Friends of The Earth and 14 Other Non-Profit Organizations as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners

[Full text of the amicus brief providing arguments in support of the claim that the initial racketeering ruling threatens the First Amendment rights of US citizens speaking out against human rights abuses and corporate wrongdoing]

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Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)

US Supreme Court asked to consider Chevron's racketeering lawsuit against lawyer acting on behalf of Ecuadorian community over oil pollution