From Climate Extra

DOJ Mandamus Motion Urges 9th Circuit To Dismiss Youth Climate Suit

February 5, 2024
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to take the “extraordinary” step of overruling a district court’s decision to allow a novel youth constitutional climate case to proceed to trial, and to instead dismiss the long-pending legal action. DOJ in a Feb. 2 petition for a writ of mandamus filed with the 9th Circuit in Juliana v. United States acknowledges that its request seeks “an extraordinary remedy” but...

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