Virginia Supremes Throw Out Deniers « Climate Denial Crock of the Week
For now, Virginians can keep their science, and their nipples. Attorney General Ken Cuchinelli, the Tea Party reformer famous for his initiative to remove the bare nipple from the Virginia State Seal, has lost another one.
Thomas Jefferson would, for this brief moment, be proud.
The Virginia Supreme Court today sided with the University of Virginia in its fight against the state attorney general’s investigation of former u.va. climate scientist Michael Mann.
The court upheld the Albemarle Circuit Court ruling setting aside Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s civil investigative demands for documents related to grants Mann receive to study global warming.
Cuccinell sought the information under the state’s Fraud Against Taxpayers Act.