Chevron and the Republic of Ecuador have beaten and bloodied each other for two decades now in what seems like just about every U.S. and Ecuadoran court that exists. The fight relates to claims in arbitration that Chevron predecessor Texaco polluted oil fields in Ecuador. Background here. And it has so far resulted in

Who likes contention interrogatories? Anyone? Anyone at all?

Blawgletter agrees. But Once in a Blue Moon they may matter. Ask DeAngelo Marine Exhaust, which lost its Best Defense as a result of paying them not enough mind.

Marine Exhaust Systems sued DeAngelo for infringing two patents. The patents dealt with systems for cooling exhaust that spews from the