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Court finds plaintiffs lack standing to bring climate change claims

USA - July 31 2012 Environmental plaintiffs seeking to bring judicial challenges to the climate change impacts of development projects suffered a significant setback in a recent federal court decision....

William B. Prince, Michael Drysdale.


Agricultural biotechnology litigation update

USA - May 19 2010 By its nature, agricultural biotechnology is an enterprise that occurs in the environment....

Kathryn Kusske Floyd.


Supreme Court rules in genetically engineered alfalfa case

USA - June 21 2010 The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a nationwide ban on genetically engineered alfalfa in a decision that allows the U.S. Department of Agriculture to set the terms under which the crop can be grown while a full environmental review takes place....

Kathryn Kusske Floyd.


Supreme Court hears oral arguments in challenge to genetically engineered alfalfa

USA - April 30 2010 In a lively, hour-long session Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court for the first time heard arguments in a case involving USDA deregulation of a genetically engineered crop....

Kathryn Kusske Floyd, B. Andrew Brown.


Ninth Circuit affirms intervenors’ rights

USA - September 10 2010 Under a decision released last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, private parties who intervene as defendants in a lawsuit against the United States are free to appeal an adverse ruling, even if the government acquiesces in the district court’s judgment....

Kathryn Kusske Floyd.