Latest Loretta Preska News

Judge in Prince Andrew suit says key document can be secret

Oct. 27, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 2008 settlement agreement that a lawyer for Prince Andrew says would protect him against claims that he sexually abused an American when she was 17 can remain secret, a New York judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan made the ruling...

Lawyer who fought Chevron gets 6-month sentence for contempt

Oct. 01, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An environmental lawyer who waged a decadeslong campaign to hold Chevron accountable for oil pollution in the rainforests of Ecuador was sentenced Friday to six months in jail for violating a federal judge’s orders related to his fight against the energy giant. ...

Judge invites Prince Andrew to request unsealing of records

Sep. 16, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that his lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago, a U.S. judge said Thursday. Judge Loretta A. Preska in Manhattan said in a...