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Summers v. Earth Island Institute

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

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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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