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20 04, 2014

The Cavalier Daily: Virginia Supreme Court says FOIA does not cover faculty emails

2014-04-21T15:15:14-04:00April 20th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Schnare|

by Owen Robinson The Cavalier Daily The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the decision to deny the American Tradition Institute access to the emails of Michael Mann, a climate scientist and former University professor, staying consistent with the Prince William County Circuit Court’s previous ruling. The American Tradition Institute, now E&E Legal, said [...]

18 04, 2014

Wall Street Journal Law Blog: Virginia’s Highest Court Denies Access to Climate Scientist’s Emails

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 18th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Schnare|

by Jacob Gershman Wall Street Journal Law Blog Virginia’s highest court has denied a conservative group’s effort to force the University of Virginia to turn over emails from a controversial climate scientist who worked at the school. The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday held that the public university wasn’t obligated under the state’s freedom of information law to release [...]

18 04, 2014

Roanoke Times: Va. justices: Former UVa climate scientist’s emails can be withheld; The ruling drew applause from academics, but concern from advocates of open government.

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 18th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

by Frank Green Richmond Times-Dispatch The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the emails of a former University of Virginia climate scientist are exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The justices also upheld a circuit court decision requiring the American Tradition Institute to pay for the university’s costs in searching [...]

18 04, 2014

The Daily Progress: State Supreme Court: Academic emails can be withheld

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 18th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Petition Litigation, Schnare|

From staff and wire reports The Daily Progress RICHMOND — The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative group’s attempt to obtain former University of Virginia climate researcher Michael Mann’s emails. The ruling ended a three-year court battle that gained national headlines when then-state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined the American Tradition Institute in [...]

17 04, 2014

Chronicle of Higher Education: Virginia Supreme Court Rules for UVa and Climate Scientist in Records Suit

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 17th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Schnare|

by Nick DeSantis Chronicle of Higher Education The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative group’s attempt to obtain the records of a climate scientist and former professor at the University of Virginia, the Associated Press reported. The case focused on whether the state’s open-records law exempted a range of documents deemed by the university to [...]

17 04, 2014

Associated Press: Virginia justices reject conservative group’s attempt to obtain climate researcher’s emails

2014-04-17T14:16:26-04:00April 17th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Schnare|

by Larry O'Dell Associated Press RICHMOND, Virginia — The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative group's attempt to obtain a University of Virginia climate researcher's emails... David W. Schnare, the institute's lawyer, said the court mischaracterized the organization's position. He said the institute agreed that the university could protect records whose release would [...]

17 04, 2014

Law360: Va. High Court Lets School Shield Climatologist’s Emails

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 17th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Schnare|

by Sean McLernon Law360 Law360, New York (April 17, 2014, 5:53 PM ET) -- The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday blocked an environmental policy think tank from gaining access to email records from a former University of Virginia climate scientist, ruling that the academic's personal correspondence relating to his research isn't a matter of public [...]

17 04, 2014

Press Release: Lead Attorney in ATI v. UVA Comments on Today’s Virginia Supreme Court Decision

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 17th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: April 17, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 202-758-8301 Lead Attorney in ATI v. UVA Comments on Today's Virginia Supreme Court Decision Washington, D.C. - In a decision handed down today by the Virginia Supreme Court (American Tradition Institute v. Rector and Visitors, Case No. 130934), the Court affirmed the lower court’s decision [...]

16 04, 2014

Watts Up With That: Decision expected tomorrow in Mann UVa FOIA case

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00April 16th, 2014|E&E Legal vs. UVA, Media Coverage|

by Anthony Watts Watts Up With That At the blog “Open Virginia Law” they are discussing the Mann case and potential impacts, as a new session results will be published from the Supreme Court of Virginia, and it’s likely the Mann/UVa case is one of them. Insiders tell me that even if Mann/UVa loses, they’ll likely [...]

4 04, 2014

Academic Freedom and Open Records: A Debate at George Washington University Law School Discusses the Issues

2016-12-11T17:08:00-05:00April 4th, 2014|Conferences & Seminars, E&E Legal vs. UVA, Petition Litigation, Schnare|

By: Cliff Smith FME Law Counsel In the light of the impending decision of the Virginia Supreme Court in the case of American Tradition Institute v. The University of Virginia, over the emails of Climate Scientist Michael Mann of the (in)famous “Hockey Sticks” research, George Washington University Law School and the National Academy of Sciences’ [...]

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