Tag Archive: Fraud

Chevron, Fraud and Void Judgments

There was an interesting article last week in the Wall Street Journal concerning recent developments in the Checvron Ecuador litigation, and substantial changes to the plaintiffs’ litigation strategy that new counsel Patton Boggs has been implementing in the wake of revelations of possible fraudulent conduct by another lawyer involved with representing the plaintiffs. I don’t…


Free Jeff Skilling

The United States Supreme Court took a substantial step toward doing just that yesterday when it vacated Skilling’s conviction under the federal “honest services” wire fraud statute, and remanded the case to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to determine whether Skilling’s conviction on other charges against him was so tainted by the government’s reliance…