fbpx
News
June 17, 2016

In the News Today – June 17, 2016

  • WSJ’s Strassel on the ‘Real Target’ of Exxon Climate Probe: The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel writes that the probe by 17 attorneys general over ExxonMobil’s past statements and research on climate change isn’t just about the oil company. She writes, “The real target is a broad array of conservative activist groups that are highly effective at mobilizing the grass-roots and countering liberal talking points—and that therefore must (as the left sees things) be muzzled. This is clear from the crazy list of organizations Ms. Healey asked for information about in her subpoena.” (Wall Street Journal)

 

  • SCOTUS Puts Limits On Whistleblower Suits Over Regulations: “The U.S. Supreme Court made it a little harder for lawyers to press whistleblower lawsuits over minor violations of government contract terms, but the court’s unanimous decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar might also make it harder for defendants to dismiss suits before entering the expensive evidence-gathering phase known as discovery,” writes Daniel Fisher. (Forbes

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Review Settings