“Back in 2012, after the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the National Review each published pieces that likened climate scientist Michael Mann to a child molester and called his work a fraud, Mann fought back with a lawsuit, charging them with libel. Now, in a preliminary ruling, a Superior Court Judge has sided with Mann, paving the way for the case to move forward and potentially setting an important precedent about the limits of disinformation.”
https://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/why-cl … 05756.html
Here is a 2018 UPDATE ON THIS CASE.
Don’t miss the end of the article. The writer states:
I am a contributing editor at National Review Online.
I also worked at the Competitive Enterprise Institute from 1991 to 2000.