3rd Circuit Suggests High Court Should Determine Climate Nuisance Venue

June 21, 2022
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit is the latest to grapple with whether climate change nuisance cases against the oil industry belong in state court where they were initially filed or federal court where the industry wants to remove them, with one judge suggesting that the Supreme Court might have to resolve the issue. The panel June 21 heard two nuisance cases in consolidated arguments. The first suit was brought by Hoboken, NJ,...

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