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Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1239 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
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Nov 12, 2008 6-3 Roberts OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether courts below properly enjoined the Navy's use of sonar during certain training exercises for failure to conduct an environmental impact statement over a finding of emergency circumstances by the Council on Environmental Quality.

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Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on November 12, 2008.

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