DOJ Says High Court Standing Decisions Irrelevant To Youth Climate Case

July 22, 2021
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is again urging a federal district court judge in Oregon to dismiss youth plaintiffs’ novel climate suit as required by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, arguing that the plaintiffs’ recent effort to cite two Supreme Court standing decisions is “wholly irrelevant” to the climate suit. The government’s July 16 response filing in Juliana, et al. v. United States comes after the plaintiffs in a July 1 supplemental filing argued their...

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