Washington Post: Prince William FOIA case on global warming headed for Virginia Supreme Court

/, Media Coverage, Schnare/Washington Post: Prince William FOIA case on global warming headed for Virginia Supreme Court

by Tom Jackman
Washington Post

The fight by a conservative legal group and Del. Robert Marshall (R-Prince William) to obtain the e-mails written by leading climate change scientist Michael E. Mann while he was at the University of Virginia was shot down by a judge in Prince William County last year. But Marshall and the legal group appealed, and the Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to take the case and rule on whether the state’s Freedom of Information Act exempts unpublished academic research from being disclosed to the public, even after it’s been concluded or has been released elsewhere.

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