April 18, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the emails of Michael Mann, a former University of Virginia climatologist and professor, are exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli subpoenaed university records ...[read more]
March 13, 2011
by Carrie Schimizzi
The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday agreed to hear a case seeking to determine whether Virignia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli can subpoena records about a former professor at the University of Virginia. Cuccinelli is requesting that the University turn over records about global warming ...[read more]
November 4, 2009
by Andrea Bottorff
Former British officer Simon Mann, convicted last year of involvement in a 2004 coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea, was released from prison Tuesday after being pardoned by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Mann and his accomplices, four South African mercenaries, left the... ...[read more]
July 7, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A court in Equatorial Guinea Monday convicted British national Simon Mann for his involvement in an alleged 2004 coup attempt against President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison, to be served at Blackbeach prison in Malabo. The sentence is longer than the 31 ...[read more]
June 21, 2008
by Benjamin Klein
The trial of British national Simon Mann, charged with participating in an alleged coup attempt against Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in 2004, concluded on Friday with his defense lawyer seeking leniency. Mann, who has claimed that Sir Mark Thatcher was involved in the ...[read more]
June 17, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
The trial of British national Simon Mann, accused of participating in a 2004 coup attempt against Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, began Tuesday in Malabo. Government officials charged Mann, a former Special Air Service officer who allegedly signed the contract for the ...[read more]
March 30, 2008
by Benjamin Klein
British national Simon Mann, accused of participating in an alleged coup attempt against Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in 2004, has accused Sir Mark Thatcher of being involved in the plot, Equatorial Guinea Attorney General Jose Olo said Sunday. According to Olo, Mann, ...[read more]
February 7, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Katherine Triantafillou: Too bad the news piece on Parker v. Hurley misstated the holding of the case, but perhaps we shouldn't be surprised as those of us from Massachusetts are used to being misunderstood and denigrated for our progressive ways. Consider the criticism heaped on Horace M... ...[read more]
February 4, 2008
by Caitlin Price
A lawyer for British national Simon Mann, alleged to have plotted a coup against Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in 2004, accused Zimbabwean officials Monday of criminal conspiracy to kidnap after Mann was reportedly deported to Equatorial Guinea in secret before his ...[read more]
January 31, 2008
by Brett Murphy
The Zimbabwe High Court Wednesday ruled against an appeal filed by the legal team defending Simon Mann seeking to prevent Mann's extradition for trial in Equatorial Guinea. Judge Rita Makarau held that the government had enough evidence that Mann was involved in a plot to overthrow Equatorial Gu... ...[read more]

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