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Paving Way For Trial, 9th Circuit Rejects DOJ Bid To End Youth Climate Suit

March 07, 2018
A unanimous appellate court panel is rejecting the Trump administration's request to order lower court dismissal of a novel constitutional climate change case brought by a group of youth plaintiffs, paving the way for the plaintiffs to present their claims in a trial potentially by the end of the year. Such a proceeding in Juliana, et al. v. United States of America , which is pending in a federal court in Oregon, would at a minimum present a high-profile event...

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