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NJ Climate-suit Contract Emerges

At long last the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General has released to Government Accountability & Oversight its retainer and “contingency” fee agreement with outside climate-plaintiffs law firm Sher Edling to file the Garden State’s entry in the climate sweepstakes. As noted here, earlier this summer a court ordered the Office to do so, but it apparently was considering and […]

Court Unseals Records Providing More Insight into Massachusetts AG ‘SAAGs’

Court unseals OAG Brief, Energy Policy Advocates brief, and Court’s Order in open records case over ‘Bloomberg SAAGs’ The Suffolk County (MA) Superior Court has unsealed records previously withheld in the public records lawsuit Energy Policy Advocates v. Office of the Attorney General, et al. That matter sought to learn more about how MA OAG […]

Manhattan DA “Climate” Docs Ordered Released

Following up on this item about Manhattan DA and (climate) lawfare pioneer, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, the Court has sided with GAO’s position that various “climate” correspondence that Bragg’s Office withheld were not privileged and ordered them released, which Bragg’s Office then did.  GAO has an outstanding FOIL request still in suit in Manhattan over […]

Schrödinger’s Professor

Following up on this item, Government Accountability & Oversight has filed its opposition to the University of Michigan’s motion seeking summary dismissal of GAO’s FOIA suit in GAO v. Regents. It seems that Assistant Professor of Law Rachel Rothschild’s work to develop a “Climate Change Superfund” is at the same time both very specifically a focus of her work for […]