Philadelphia was the latest stop in the epic series of legal battles between Chevron Corp. and residents of the Ecuadorean rain forest who say the oil company polluted their home, as a federal appeals panel considered whether Chevron should be allowed to take the deposition of Philadelphia attorney Joseph C. Kohn of Kohn Swift & Graf.
Chevron — which was hit with a $9 billion judgment last week in Ecuador — claims Kohn and his former clients waived any attorney-client privilege when they allowed the makers of a documentary film, "Crude," to record hundreds of hours of behind-the-scenes legal strategy sessions.
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