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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

Summers v. Earth Island Institute

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-463 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
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Mar 3, 2009 5-4 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether a group of environmental organizations had established standing to contest a series of Forest Service regulations, and whether the challenge was ripe for review under the APA.

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Judgment: Affirmed in part and reversed in part, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on March 3, 2009.

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