Judge Skeptical Of Exxon's Fight Against AG Climate Probe

Law360, New York (November 30, 2017, 6:16 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday appeared skeptical that ExxonMobil could make a case that climate change probes launched by the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts violate its free speech rights, though she gave the energy giant a chance to convince her otherwise through additional briefing.

A hearing before U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni was expected to address New York AG Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts AG Maura Healey's argument that Exxon's suit seeking to quash their subpoenas and investigative demands to determine whether the company misled consumers and investors about climate change and its potential effects on the...

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