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High Court's Surprise Decision Bolsters Youths' Bid For Novel Climate Trial

November 04, 2018
In a surprise move, the Supreme Court rejected a Department of Justice (DOJ) request to halt the novel suit brought by 21 youth plaintiffs seeking to compel the government to address climate change, bolstering efforts by the plaintiffs to go to trial in a federal district court in Oregon though they will almost certainly face continued DOJ opposition. Hours after the justices Nov. 2 rejected DOJ's request in United States v. U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to...

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