Oil Firms Urge High Court To Reject DOJ Support For Climate Nuisance Suits

April 7, 2023
Oil companies are pushing back on the Biden administration’s decision to switch the federal government’s position on the correct venue for a raft of climate change nuisance cases, arguing its recent pitch to the Supreme Court to route the cases to state rather than federal courts merely aims to “signal virtue to [its] political bedfellows.” “Given the importance of the questions presented, the circuit conflicts on each question, the substantial arguments on both sides, and the prudential reasons for review...

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