Sean Hecht, Executive Director of the Environmental Law Center, Comments on Chevron Lawsuit in Ecuador Case in San Francisco Chronicle Article

February 2, 2011 -- Sean Hecht, the executive director of UCLA Law's Environmental Law Center, commented on a racketeering lawsuit filed by Chevron against a team of lawyers who have been fighting the company over oil field pollution in Ecuador. His comments appear in a San Francisco Chronicle article.

"The idea was to go after organized crime rings, but if you look at the law on its face, there are a number of situations it might cover that Congress might not have intended," said Sean Hecht, executive director of the Environmental Law Center at UCLA.

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