By Jess Davis
Law360, Dallas (September 19, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT) — Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday told a Texas federal judge it’s entitled to the extraordinary remedy of an injunction barring a Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office investigation into the company’s knowledge of climate change because evidence of viewpoint bias was clear from the outset.
In argument before U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade, Exxon counsel Justin Anderson of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey demonstrated clear bias at a spring press conference supporting clean energy. Anderson argued Massachusetts’ civil investigative demand…
They’ll do anything…that’s their job.