Kids Say High Court Gay Rights Ruling Supports Climate Case

Law360 (June 23, 2020, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A group of children has told the Ninth Circuit that their push to revive claims that their future is endangered by government policies' failure to curb climate change is supported by the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting gay and transgender workers from discrimination.

The children on Monday cited the justices' recent decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, to support their contention that the Fifth Amendment's language that says no person "shall be deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process of law" allows the court to issue declaratory relief finding that the government violated the plaintiffs' constitutional rights even...

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