Court Won't Rethink Blocked Justice E-Mails To Massey

Law360, New York (January 15, 2010, 6:10 PM EST) -- West Virginia's highest court will not reconsider its decision to block access to e-mails sent between a former chief justice of the court and Massey Energy Co., upholding a ruling that e-mails sent or received by justices are not public records if they are not related to the business of the public.

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided 4-1 Thursday that it would not rethink its November 2009 decision regarding e-mails between former Chief Justice Elliot "Spike" Maynard and Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship,...
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