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26 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Forced to File Additional Motions in Vermont Superior Court After Former AG Sorrell Refused to Answer 95% of Deposition Questions

2017-10-26T12:02:41+00:00October 26th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Scandal, Suits, Vermont|

Montpelier, VT  - On Monday, after months of legal wrangling, obfuscation by custodians of public records, and one deposition no-show, former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell appeared in order to testify regarding his role as co-ringleader in the 'Climate-RICO' AG scandal.  By court order, his deposition was to focus specifically on his use of a private Gmail [...]

25 10, 2017

Inside Sources: E&E Legal Attorney Disappointed by Lack of Cooperation From Former Vermont AG

2017-11-14T16:17:44+00:00October 25th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Media Coverage, Silencing Dissenters, Suits, Vermont|

by Erin Mundahl Inside Sources This week, Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), the non-profit group engaged in litigation and public education on energy and environmental issues continued its slow pursuit of records relating to former Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell’s involvement in the ExxonKnew campaign. For more than a year, E&E Legal has [...]

24 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Re-Argues in NY Court Over Previously Obscured Schneiderman GMail Account in ‘Climate-RICO’ Scheme

2017-10-24T09:15:14+00:00October 24th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, New York, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Suits|

New York, NY - Attorneys for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a nonprofit public watchdog group, today appeared in front of the New York Supreme Court in the latest chapter of an ongoing struggle to obtain public records relating to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's “climate-RICO” scheme to pursue political opponents from the State's [...]

23 10, 2017

Media Advisory: E&E Legal Lead Attorney Matt Hardin Press Availability to Discuss Former VT AG William Sorell’s Deposition Regarding Co-Leading Climate RICO Scheme with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

2017-10-23T08:56:31+00:00October 23rd, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, Silencing Dissenters, Stonewalling, Suits, Vermont|

Burlington, VT  - Matthew Hardin, lead attorney for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), is available at 1:00 p.m. today to discuss this morning's deposition of former Vermont Attorney General William Sorell.  Sorrell was initially scheduled to appear at a deposition on October 4, but he didn't show.  He and his attorney, current Vermont Attorney General Donovan, filed motions with the [...]

19 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Questions Why VT Office of Attorney General Insists on Saying the Strangest Things; Could it be to Change the Subject?

2017-10-19T12:35:41+00:00October 19th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Suits, Vermont|

Washington, D.C. –  In the latest of a series of rather strange press releases today, the Vermont Office of Attorney General once again waves its rhetorical hands about a non-existent pursuit of "private emails", with breathless chest-beating about "rights to privacy" and worker rights" as it strains to change the subject from the actual subject before the courts, and [...]

17 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Petitions NY Court to Release Schneiderman GMails, Releases Video on His Climate Scheme

2017-10-17T08:35:25+00:00October 17th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Hardin, New York, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Scandal, States, Suits, Transparency, Vermont, Video|

New York, NY - The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) today filed a petition with the New York Supreme Court, in its ongoing attempt to obtain public records relating to Schneiderman's “climate-RICO” scheme from which nearly all former AG colleagues have fled after open records requests threatened to expose the use of law enforcement offices [...]

12 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Clarifies Office of Attorney General Misrepresentations in Case Involving Use of Non-Official Email Accounts for Official Business

2017-10-12T14:52:04+00:00October 12th, 2017|AG Collusion, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Suits, Vermont|

Washington, D.C. -  In a press release today, the Vermont Office of Attorney General misrepresented legal pleadings, pleadings by which E&E Legal seeks enforcement of Vermont’s sunshine law to reveal "official records created by or in the custody of former employees", specifically described public records "which records relate to the Office of Attorney General." E&E Legal [...]

6 10, 2017

InsideSources: Former Vermont AG Bill Sorrell Dodges Document Hearing in ExxonKnew Probe

2017-10-10T13:36:56+00:00October 6th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Media Coverage, RICO, Suits, Vermont|

by Erin Mundahl InsideSource As the year passes, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s case against ExxonMobil grinds on, slowly drawing in a broader circle of state officials outside of New York with questionable ties to the case. On Wednesday, Bill Sorrell, Vermont’s longest-serving Attorney General, was due at the courthouse in Burlington, Vermont. Sorrell’s [...]

4 10, 2017

Seven Days: Former AG Sorrell Skips Deposition, Sparks War of Words

2017-10-10T13:46:18+00:00October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Media Coverage, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Stonewalling, Suits, Vermont|

by Alicia Freese Seven Days Former Vermont attorney general Bill Sorrell didn’t show up Wednesday morning for a deposition related to a case brought by the industry-funded Energy & Environment Legal Institute, which claimed Sorrell flouted court procedure by skipping the proceeding. For more than a year, the Washington, D.C.-based group has sought records from [...]

4 10, 2017

Press Release: Former VT AG and Climate Crusade Co-Ringleader William Sorrell Defies Court Order Joining Him to Lawsuit, Skips Deposition on Private E-mail Use

2017-10-04T16:40:43+00:00October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, Richardson, Silencing Dissenters, Suits, Vermont|

Burlington, VT- After a court order, nearly a year of legal wrangling and constant stonewalling about records relating to former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell's involvement in the scandalous climate-RICO cabal exposed by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), Sorrell has now defied the Court order joining him to the lawsuit and refused to [...]

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