High Court Clears Way For Kids' Climate Trial

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 7:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court late Friday lifted a stay on a suit lodged by 21 children accusing the federal government of pushing policies that will worsen climate change-related dangers, clearing the way for a landmark constitutional trial to begin in an Oregon federal courtroom but leaving room for the Ninth Circuit to potentially decide the case's future.

The U.S. Supreme Court lifted a stay on climate change suit filed against the federal government filed by 21 children. (AP) Chief Justice John Roberts had issued an administrative stay Oct. 19 pausing the children's suit claiming the government violated their constitutional rights by endangering...

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