[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] on Monday issued a preliminary injunction barring the enforcement of a recent Ecuadorian court judgment against US oil company Chevron [corporate website; JURIST news archive]. The injunction blocks [Reuters report] plaintiffs from attempting to secure $8.6 billion in damages from the company, which were awarded [JURIST report] last month by the Provincial Court of Sucumbios after finding that Texaco, which was acquired by…

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