The long and sordid history of the New York OAG’s disastrous prosecution of ExxonMobil for alleged climate crimes, gamely replicated by Massachusetts AG Maura Healey in Massachusetts as the New York case disintegrated in court, is well-chronicled here at CLW. As is the more recent push to obtain records sealed during that first action. At […]
Related to posts here and here, the New York Supreme Court has allowed certain documents in the People of New York vs. ExxonMobil to remain partially sealed in that case. You can read the opinion here. No word yet whether the Proposed Intervenors will appeal.
CLW previously informed readers that newly released records shed further light on the dangerous deployment of law enforcement to advance private ends, at the request of private parties. Reviewing the request, and a transcript from The People of the State of New York v. Exxon Mobil — which discussion prompted the request and proved these […]
Energy Policy Advocates and Rob Schilling previously filed a motion to intervene in the New York Attorney General’s case against ExxonMobil, which ended in a “debacle” for the activist NY AG (for three of them, in fact…). Their purpose is the limited one of unsealing certain records showing OAG’s relationship with the plaintiff’s tort lawyer […]
New Emails obtained in AG open records litigation affirm: plaintiff’s lawyer who recruited NY OAG to investigate his litigation target was not “whistleblower”, docs aren’t privileged NEW YORK, NY – On Friday, an attorney for the public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. (GAO) filed a motion to intervene in the New York Attorney […]