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9th Circ. Won't Shut Down Kids' Climate Suit Against Feds

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 3:27 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday refused to reverse a lower court ruling that gave 21 children a green light to sue the U.S. government for allegedly endangering them and future generations with policies that contribute to climate change, saying the government hadn't sufficiently shown the case had to be dismissed.

  The ruling echoed concerns the Ninth Circuit judges expressed over the government's mandamus bid during oral arguments in December. (AP)

A three-judge panel rejected the government's petition for writ of mandamus that sought to undo...
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