Massey Hits W.Va. Court Admin With FOIA Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Massey Energy Co. has sued the administrator of West Virginia's highest court for not complying with its Freedom of Information Act request for the e-mails of an allegedly prejudiced justice who voted not to hear an appeal of a $260 million verdict against the company.

Massey filed a complaint against Steven D. Canterbury, the administrative director of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Friday in the Kanawha County Circuit Court.

The suit seeks an order for Canterbury to produce all Massey-related communications of Justice Larry...
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