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“Missing Link” Claim Dealt Another Blow: New Emails Show AG Kamala Harris Office Helped Plan La Jolla Climate Litigation Conference

“She was in the vanguard of the new progressive state AGs who use prosecutorial power against opponents. Watch for this in the Harris Administration in 2025, if not sooner.” — Wall Street Journal Editorial, “Getting to Know Kamala Harris”, August 13, 2020 Back in March 2018, Judge Valerie Caproni of the U.S. District Court for […]

Hoboken Joins Climate Litigation Sweepstakes: Suit Tied to Longtime Players in Climate Litigation Industry

The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, is the latest entrant in the “climate nuisance” litigation campaign chronicled here at CLW. The complaint can be found here. Signs were piling up that some New Jersey plaintiff or plaintiffs were preparing to enter the fray, with advocates for the climate litigation industry making the rounds and a […]

Weaponization of Law Enforcement — A Timeline

The below timeline affirms it is acceptable for an AG to launch investigations into, e.g., the renewable energy or climate industry at the request of trial lawyers October 2012: La Jolla meeting proceedings published. Plaintiffs’ attorney Matt Pawa calls for “a single sympathetic attorney general” to begin subpoenaing records of private parties targeted by climate […]

REMINDER: #ClimateStrike is Brought to You by the Lawyers

In the tradition of all great civil disobedience that paved the way for such brave displays, and securing their place as Truly The Greatest Generation, schoolchildren today will daringly accept their teachers’ encouragement to skip school and promote a fashionable cause. To fully appreciate the moment, CLW thought it worth revisiting the genesis of these […]