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Kids Urge Supreme Court To Let Climate Suit Proceed

Law360 (October 22, 2018, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Children accusing the federal government of pushing policies that will worsen climate change-related dangers urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to let the landmark trial begin next week, arguing that short-circuiting a case over constitutional rights would set a dangerous precedent.

Chief Justice John Roberts late Friday issued an administrative stay pausing the suit brought by 21 children claiming the government violated their constitutional rights by endangering them and future generations with policies that contribute to climate change. The government had requested a stay last Thursday along with a petition for a writ of mandamus directing an Oregon federal judge...

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