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Ex-BP engineer granted new trial over oil spill

  • The first BP (BP) employee to be charged with crimes connected with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has won a new trial. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval of New Orleans has given Kurt Mix another court case, stating he did not have an impartial jury.
  • Mix was convicted on one of two counts of obstruction for deleting hundreds of messages he exchanged with his supervisor and a contractor after the Macondo well explosion.
  • BP +1.58% AH
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  • lawyersarescum
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    Not an impartial jury - now there's a shock where BP are concerned.
    13 Jun, 06:42 AM Reply Like
  • spike77
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    Of course the real winners are always the lawyers
    13 Jun, 07:44 AM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS
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    Anybody find it interesting that in the financial sector, nobody is charged personally, and all criminal penalties are resolved with shareholder's money.

     

    It is a bankster's world indeed.
    13 Jun, 08:13 AM Reply Like
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