Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the October 9 Conference.

Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1239 9th Cir. Oct 8, 2008
Nov 12, 2008 6-3 Roberts OT 2008

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.

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

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