Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Summers v. Earth Island Institute

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-463 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
Mar 3, 2009 5-4 Scalia OT 2008

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.

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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