9th Circuit Weighs Ending Youth Climate Case But Denies DOJ Stay Motion

March 1, 2024
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has agreed to consider the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) effort to end a district court’s consideration of a high-profile youth climate case that is set to go to trial, though it is also denying DOJ’s request to stay the litigation at the lower court. A three-judge panel of the appellate court issued a Feb. 29 order in Juliana v. United States saying the Biden administration’s Feb. 2 petition for a...

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