A protester holds up a sign as he demonstrates against Chevron's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) trial in New York, in this October 15, 2013 file photo. Washington law and ... more 
A protester holds up a sign as he demonstrates against Chevron's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) trial in New York, in this October 15, 2013 file photo. Washington law and lobbying firm Patton Boggs is defending a decision to distance itself from former Ecuadorian clients, villagers who for years have fought for the enforcement of a multibillion-dollar environmental court order against Chevron Corp REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST ENERGY CRIME LAW) less 
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