Washington Free Beacon: Court Deals Another Blow to NY AG Schneiderman in Open Records Case

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by Todd Shepherd
Washington Free Beacon

A New York appellate court again ordered that state’s top cop to pay thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees for improperly denying a request for documents under the state’s Freedom of Information Law.

The unanimous decision from a panel of judges on Thursday supported two previous losses in the same case for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in which the free-market think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute sought documents related to a multi-state effort to investigate energy companies for allegedly profiting by “creating misperceptions” about climate change…

The developments come at a time when the New York AG’s office is also fighting off an open records lawsuit from another free-market outlet, E&E Legal, which is seeking emails also related to other parts of Schneiderman’s climate investigations.

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2018-05-07T14:32:29+00:00 May 7th, 2018|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, RICO|