Description: Action to compel production of New York attorney general's correspondence with Vermont attorney general using private email account.
Energy & Environmental Legal Institute v. Attorney General of New York
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 10/17/2017 Petition Download Petition filed. Group Sought New York Attorney General’s Emails Related to Alleged “Climate-RICO” Scheme. Energy & Environmental Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court to compel the New York attorney general to produce records in response to E&E Legal’s Freedom of Information Law request for correspondence between Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell in which Schneiderman used a Gmail account. In a press release, E&E Legal said the lawsuit was part of its “ongoing attempt to obtain public records relating to Schneiderman’s ‘climate-RICO’ scheme” with other state attorneys general.