Tag Archives: virginia

Washington Post on the Mann FOIA Case

The Northern Virginia reporter for the Washington Post discusses the current state of the ATI FOIA case here. Lat fall, Mann decided that the University of Virginia was not protecting his interests vigorously enough and moved to be added as a party to the case. Subsequently, the university sent the dossier to Mann, who is […]

Above the Law

Despite its acclaim among the climate community, the recent Virginia decision (linked from article here) that public agencies are not subject to the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (FATA) is hardly one that resolves any real issue. The decision was not based on a rational consideration of whether Cuccinnelli had sufficient grounds to investigate Mann […]

The Vergano FOI Request

On Oct 21, 2010, Dan Vergano submitted an FOI request to George Mason University for email records of Edward Wegman and Yasmin Said under the Virginia FOI, requesting both expedited treatment and waiver of fees. On November 4, 2010, GMU sent him a flash-drive with the requested information, which included Wegman’s correspondence with a journal […]

Correspondence with the University of Virginia

While we’re talking about the University of Virginia, I’ll report today on two complaints filed by Ross and I in April 2005 with the University of Virginia and their handling by then President John Casteen and Vice President Ariel Gomez.