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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.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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