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9th Circ. Delays Kids' Climate Change Trial Against Gov't

Law360 (November 8, 2018, 9:21 PM EST) -- A high-profile lawsuit brought by children accusing the federal government of causing climate change hit its latest roadblock Thursday when the Ninth Circuit stayed an already-delayed trial in the case, marking the latest twist for the potentially landmark suit that was recently reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The two-page order partially granting the government’s request to pause the suit was issued by a three-judge panel days after the high court declined to keep the case on hold in order to consider a petition for writ of mandamus seeking to dismiss the children’s suit claiming the government violated their constitutional rights...

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