Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1239 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
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Nov 12, 2008 6-3 Roberts OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether courts below properly enjoined the Navy's use of sonar during certain training exercises for failure to conduct an environmental impact statement over a finding of emergency circumstances by the Council on Environmental Quality.

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Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on November 12, 2008.

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