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‘Crude’ footage subpoena stayed until June 8 hearing

A subpoena that ordered Joe Berlinger, the director/producer of 'Crude,' to turn over 600 hours of footage to lawyers for Chevron will be stayed until a hearing on June 8.
May 25, 2010

A subpoena that ordered Joe Berlinger, the director/producer of ‘Crude,’ to turn over 600 hours of footage to lawyers for Chevron will be stayed until a hearing on June 8. On Friday, May 21, Judge Denny Chin, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York, ordered the hearing to consider the subpoena issued by Judge Lewis Kaplan on May 6. The day before, Kaplan had granted Berlinger and his legal team a 10-day extension on the subpoena, until May 31. The June 8 hearing before a three-judge panel will hear Berlinger’s motions for a stay pending appeal and an expedited appeal, according to The New York Law Journal.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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