Kids Urge 9th Circ. To Greenlight Climate Trial

Law360 (February 25, 2019, 3:01 PM EST) -- Young people suing the federal government over its climate change policies urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to allow their lawsuit to proceed to trial in Oregon, arguing that the issues should be fully litigated at the district court level before the appeals court weighs in.

The youth plaintiffs are fighting an interlocutory appeal filed by the United States over U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken's refusal to dismiss the case. The government argued in its opening brief that it can't be liable for flooding or drought caused by a global phenomenon and that there should be no trial about the question,...

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