Va. Top Court To Hear AG Appeal For Climate Records

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 5:42 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Virginia agreed Friday to consider Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli's request for documents in an investigation into possible fraud in the grant applications of a former University of Virginia climate change scientist.

In December, Cuccinelli appealed a September decision by the Circuit Court for the County of Albemarle, which ruled

the attorney general's document requests were not specific enough because they did not show "sufficient reason" to believe incriminating documents existed, and because they were not specific enough about the nature of the...
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