TITLE

Circuitous justice

AUTHOR(S)
Carswell, Cally
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
High Country News;2/7/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a federal defendant rule which had been tossed by a panel of judges in the U.S. It says that the rule is followed only in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which denies non-federal parties the right to intervene on the government's behalf in lawsuits filed against federal agencies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). It also mentions that the 9th Circuit handles high-stakes legal wrangling over issues such as the salmon protections and spotted owl habitat.
ACCESSION #
58621784

 

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