Alito pens fiery dissent after court declines to hear dispute between climate professor, National Review

From Fox News By Tyler Olson | Fox News Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a fiery defense of free speech Monday morning as the high court announced it would not hear an appeal from the conservative magazine National Review in a defamation case against it by liberal climate science professor Michael Mann. … National…

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Supreme Court Asked To Hear Case Involving Leaked ‘Climategate’ Emails

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor A D.C.-based libertarian think tank petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a years-long defamation case involving leaked emails from climate scientists that seriously undermined the credibility of alarming global warming predictions. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) wants to overturn a lower court decision allowing…

The descent of Mann's legal standing

Story submitted by Rob Ricket Mann plays the victim in article from “The Scientist” Opinion: Life as a Target Attacks on my work aimed at undermining climate change science have turned me into a public figure. I have come to embrace that role. By Michael E. Mann| March 27, 2013 As a climate scientist, I…

Michael Mann gets SLAPPed

UPDATE: It is revealed that Mann gets $10,000 speakers fees, but he’s worried about some calendars I made.  See below. From the “we are still laughing at him” department, comes this news via LeClair Ryan who writes: ============================================================= As I predicted last month, Michael Mann’s suit against the National Review, Competitive Enterprise Institute and two…

Mann -vs- NRO legal battle, heating up

Reposted from National Review Online Please support us in our fight against Professor Michael Mann. By Jack Fowler We’re being sued, and we need your help. Let me recap: A lawsuit has been formally filed by Professor Michael Mann against National Review and Mark Steyn. You know Mann: The Penn State academic and self-proclaimed (and bogus)…

Mann has filed suit against NRO (now the laughing begins)

This just in. Here’s a potential bombshell for the Mann: Mann’s hockey stick disappears – and CRU’s Briffa helps make the MWP live again by pointing out bias in the data ======================================================== Popcorn futures* continue their unprecedented climb: UPDATE: Sunday 10/28 Mark Steyn writes an uproariously funny but at the same time stinging evisceration of Dr.…

Best Michael Mann headline evah

Readers may recall Dr. Mann’s emotional hullabaloo over an NRO published Mark Steyn editorial here. NRO responded to Dr. Mann’s legal threat today, and the headline is priceless. NRO’s headline is succinct and to the point, I like it. Here’s the response from NRO editor Rich Lowry: