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'Standing Hawk' Kavanaugh Seen Limiting Plaintiffs' Access To Court

July 11, 2018
Environmentalists and Supreme Court watchers see Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, as a “standing hawk” who would limit plaintiffs' ability to challenge EPA and other agencies' rules as too lenient by raising the bar for public-interest groups to show “harm” from a government action. Speakers on both a July 11 press call hosted by environmental groups and a separate July 11 Environmental Law Institute (ELI) webinar said Kavanaugh's confirmation by the Senate likely...

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