District Judge Urges 9th Circuit To Allow Climate Case To Proceed To Trial

April 22, 2024
The federal district court judge who has been overseeing the long-running youth constitutional climate change case against the federal government is urging an appeals court to allow the case to proceed to trial, in response to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) latest effort to end the high-profile litigation first filed in 2015. Judge Ann Aiken of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon writes in an April 19 “supplemental order ,” submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals...

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