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Southern District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has refused to recuse himself from a lawsuit brought by Chevron claiming a racketeering conspiracy against the oil company in order to win and enforce a multi-billion dollar judgment for environmental degradation in the Ecuadoran rain forest. Lawyers for plaintiffs in the “Lago Agrio” litigation in Ecuador who are defendants in the RICO action claimed the judge had prejudged the case in Chevron’s favor, viewed the Lago Agrio litigation as “a game” and has shown antagonism toward the government and the Ecuadoran courts.

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