A Shift in Citizen Suit Standing Doctrine: Friends of the Early, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services
- Case law analysis. The standing of citizens to enforce against violations of environmental statutes in the United States. Miller, JG // Journal of Environmental Law;2000, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p370
Probes the standing of citizens to enforce against violations of environmental statutes in the United States. Focus on the case of Friends of the Earth Inc. versus Laidlaw Environmental Services; Critical role of judicial actions by private citizens in the development and enforcement of federal...
- Supreme Court Upholds Citizens' Right to Sue. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;1/19/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the decision of the United States (US) Supreme Court in Friends of the Earth versus Laidlaw Environmental Services case. Finding of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit overruled by the US Supreme Court; Reaction from the environmentalists; Issue on the case.
- Appendix to Chapter 7. Gresham, Timothy W.; Thiessen, Eric R. // Energy & Mineral Law Institute;1999, Issue 20, p393
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Friends of Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services (TOC), Inc. and its effect on the discussion of standing and mootness in the U.S. The Supreme Court reversed the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling and remanded the case...
- Are Citizen Suits Unconstitutional? Lazarus, Richard // Environmental Forum;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p12
Highlights the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case Friends of Earth v. Laidlaw Environmental Services which deals with Article II of the Constitution. Details of the pertinent clauses in Article II; Gist of the constitutional challenge to citizen suits under the article.
- Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Standing to Citizen Group. Hull, Hans // Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p555
Discusses the decision of the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on the case between Friends of the Earth Inc. and Gaston Copper Recycling Corp. which broadened the access of citizen suits under the Clean Water Act. Description of the case; Details of the decision; Significance of...
- The dog in court. Morse, H. Newcomb // Dog World;Mar1998, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p85
Presents information on a suit against the Michigan Humane Society by George Richardson. Reason for the suit; Information on the ruling of the court.
- Friends of the Earth v. Laidlaw and the Increasingly Broad Standard for Citizen Standing to Sue in Environmental Litigation. Noble, James M. // Natural Resources Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p415
Examines the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the case Friends of the Earth versus Laidlaw Environmental Services Inc. regarding citizen standing to sue in environmental litigation. Facts of the case; Discussion of the opinions and reasoning of the Court and the justices in the case; Analysis of...
- FRIENDS OF THE EARTH, INC., et al. v. LAIDLAW ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (TOC), INC.: certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fourth circuit. // Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
This article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Friends of the Earth, Inc., et al. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services (TOC), Inc., case number 98-822, argued on October 12, 1999 and decided on January 12, 2000. The case is rooted from the purchase of a facility in Roebuck, South...
- PIL by IDA demands Ban on Pan Masala, Gutkha in Uttar Pradesh. // IDA Times;Aug2012, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p5
The article reports that the Uttar Pradesh State Branch of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to prohibit the manufacture and sale of pan masala and gutkha containing tobacco and nicotine in Uttar Pradesh, India.