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UCLA LITIGATION DOCS AFFIRM ORIGIN OF UCS, HARVARD SCRAMBLE TO PRE-BUT REVELATION OF “SECRET MEETING” FOR AGs, “PROSPECTIVE FUNDERS”

By Chris Horner On April 25, 2016, Harvard Law School and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) held a meeting with activists, public officials, and lawyers to, in part, “share legal and scientific information having an important bearing on potential investigations and lawsuits” against the energy industry. One participant described the briefing, in two separate […]

ATTORNEYS GENERAL, PLAINTIFFS’ LAWYERS, ACTIVISTS HOLD FLY-IN BRIEFING FOR “PROSPECTIVE FUNDERS” ON POSSIBLE AG INVESTIGATIONS

A new CLW video,  citing to a recent report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, “Law Enforcement for Rent,” lays out the most stunning revelation about an extensive and elaborate campaign to use law enforcement, in coordination with major contributors and activist pressure groups, to attain a policy agenda that failed through the democratic process.  Among […]

New AG Secrecy Pact Supports Claim that AG Lawsuits are the Fishing Expeditions Requested by Tort Bar

Some months ago it occurred to CLW that none among the various secrecy pacts that had emerged among “climate” state attorneys general purported to cover the new breed of state attorney general lawsuits against energy companies, prioritizing claims of consumer deception over the original claims of public nuisance and investor fraud which had stumbled in the courtroom. […]

Of Smoking Guns and Just So Stories

As SCOTUS hearing in City of Baltimore nears, documents old and new raise serious doubts about plaintiffs’ claims  The United States Supreme Court will hear Mayor and City of Baltimore v. BP p.l.c., next Tuesday, the first case in an epidemic of coordinated climate litigation to make it to the Court.  While this “climate nuisance” […]