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Ecuador: Judge that ruled for Chevron in pollution case was allegedly biased & had money invested in Chevron, according to analyst

“Conflicted Judge Protects Chevron Abuse of Amazon Villagers’ Attorney Donziger” – June 4 2019

Abused lawyer, Steven Donziger, may get justice as shareholders rise up against Chevron’s CEO...It is a classic David vs. Goliath tale, where New York Attorney Steven Donziger won a decade-long case for $9 billion against Chevron…Texaco was acquired by Chevron after Texaco dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into Ecuador’s Amazon forest…Unfortunately, the win for the people of Ecuador was short-lived, as a conflicted Federal District Court Judge, Lewis A. Kaplan, failed to disclose having money invested in Chevron…Judge Kaplan ruled in favor of Chevron, violating ethics code violations for federal judges…The abuse of due process is unrelenting as Judge Kaplan continuously demonstrated bias in the Chevron case, according to U.S. Appellate Attorney Deepak Gupta (who represented Donziger.)…Bias is clearly visible as Judge Kaplan repeatably called the Ecuadorian villagers (who suffer illnesses from Texaco/Chevron toxic waste) to be “so-called plaintiffs.”