Analysis

Kids' Groundbreaking Case Could Alter Climate Suits' Odds

Law360 (May 31, 2019, 9:07 PM EDT) -- Environmentalists' most ambitious climate change lawsuit will take center stage at the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday, as a panel of judges hears arguments about whether claims that the federal government's policies have endangered children's futures should go to trial — a decision that could have profound implications for similar lawsuits.

The plaintiffs will square off against U.S. Department of Justice attorneys in Portland, Oregon, before Ninth Circuit Judges Mary H. Murguia and Andrew D. Hurwitz and U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton of the Central District of California, who are tasked with deciding whether courts have the authority and ability to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!