Opinion

The death of environmental common law?

The Ninth Circuit in 'Kivalina' affirmed dismissal, issuing a significant environmental law decision, one with the potential to completely remake the way environmental law works.

, The National Law Journal

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The Ninth Circuit in 'Kivalina' affirmed dismissal, issuing a significant environmental law decision, one with the potential to completely remake the way environmental law works.

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  • ColorBlindJustice

    If only Mr. Taylor's dire forecast for the future of absurd, economy-sapping environmental lawsuits were to materialize in the wake of Kivalina, the joy would be overwhelming. But one can't help get the feeling that he may instead be subliminally seeking to rally anti-business federal judges against this Ninth Circuit precedent so as to preserve and protect a lucrative element of his practice. After all, if environmental common law tort claims were to someday be filed no more, what would become of an environmental law defense attorney?

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