Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Summers v. Earth Island Institute

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-463 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
Tr.
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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