The Left and the Law

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Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practices in Amazonian Ecuador. Jan and Mike take up what's at stake for oil companies in pursuing charges against Donziger who is represented by criminal defense attorney Lauren Regan, senior attorney with the Civil Liberties Defense Center. To follow the case see Amazon Watch.

Steven Donziger in Ecuador: AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa

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