Corporate-State Department of Injustice & Steven Donziger

Posted: October 15, 2021 in -
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The corporate state came for human rights lawyer Steven Donziger — and we’re next

He is the first person charged with any misdemeanor to be held under home confinement for more than two years. He is the first attorney ever to be charged with criminal contempt over a discovery dispute in a civil case where the attorney went into voluntary contempt to pursue an appeal. He is the first person to be prosecuted under Rule 42 (criminal contempt) by a private prosecutor with financial ties to the entity and industry that was a litigant in the underlying civil dispute that gave rise to the orders. He is the first person tried by a private prosecutor who had ex parte communications with the charging judge while that judge remained (and remains) unrecused on the criminal case.

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