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

The Daily Caller cites General Counsel Sam Kazman on an ongoing defamation case.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) wants to overturn a lower court decision allowing Penn State University climate scientist Michael Mann’s defamation suit to move forward over free speech concerns.

“The D.C. Court of Appeals’ decision in CEI v. Michael Mann not only threatens the exercise of free speech, it also threatens scientific dissent and the possibility of robust political debate on matters of major importance,” CEI general counsel Sam Kazman said in a statement.

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