Monsanto Tells 9th Circ. GMO Law Backers Lack Standing

Law360, New York (November 17, 2015, 11:00 PM EST) -- Monsanto again urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday to dismiss a bid by a citizens coalition trying to revive a Maui County, Hawaii, law restricting genetically modified crops for lack of standing, saying they have no legal stake in defending the law.

Last month, Monsanto Co. urged the court to dismiss the appeal brought by Shaka Movement, which sponsored the ballot initiative, for lack of standing, pointing to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held that backers of a state law didn’t have standing to defend...
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