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Biden Renominates Former Chevron Lawyer First Tapped by Trump to Become Federal Judge

HeadlineFeb 03, 2022

Back in the United States, President Biden’s nomination of Jennifer Rearden as a federal judge has provoked backlash among progressives. As a lawyer for the firm Gibson Dunn, Rearden represented Chevron in its lawsuit against environmental and human rights lawyer Steven Donziger. Donziger successfully sued Chevron on behalf of Indigenous groups in the Ecuadorian Amazon whose land was contaminated by the oil giant.

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