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DOJ Urges Full 9th Circuit To Deny Rehearing Youth Climate Litigation

March 25, 2020
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to deny rehearing a three-judge panel’s split ruling dismissing a novel youth constitutional climate change case, arguing that the panel’s decision was correct and that the case does not satisfy the high standard for en banc review. DOJ in a March 24 opposition filing to the youth plaintiffs’ petition in Juliana, et al. v. United States of America argues that the...

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