Juliana vs. United States

Rachael McDonald

A 3-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit brought by 21 youth against the federal government over climate change Tuesday in Portland. The government is trying to keep it from going to trial.


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On Tuesday, a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in a lawsuit against the federal government over climate change. The 21 young people who are suing the government hope to get their case to trial.

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The young people suing the federal government over climate change were featured on the CBS program “60 Minutes” Sunday. The program highlighted the case that was originally filed in Eugene five years ago.

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In a 2 to 1 decision, a federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel Wednesday agreed to review some aspects of a lawsuit brought by 21 young people against the U.S. government over climate change. Here's the latest in how the Trump Administration is seeking to avoid a trial. 


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Attorneys for a group of young people suing the government over climate change are urging the courts to let their case be heard.


Rachael McDonald

A climate lawsuit filed by young people against the U.S. Government is on hold, again. Thursday the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay requested by the Trump Administration.

Rachael McDonald

The Trump Administration is trying again to prevent a youth climate change lawsuit from going to trial.  This week, the government asked two federal courts to halt the case.

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In what plaintiffs call a “sweeping ruling,” U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken offered a 62-page decision Monday allowing the constitutional climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, to proceed in Eugene at the end of October.

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The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected a Trump Administration attempt to throw out a lawsuit filed by 21 young people over climate change. This clears the way for a trial to begin in Eugene this fall.

Rachael McDonald

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday denied a second attempt by the Trump Administration to stop a lawsuit brought by 21 young people over climate change from going to trial. 

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Attorneys for 21 youths suing the government moved Wednesday to drop President Donald Trump from their climate change lawsuit. This was during a two hour hearing at the Eugene federal courthouse before Judge Ann Aiken. 

Rachael McDonald

A Federal Magistrate judge in Eugene Thursday set a trial date for a case that pits 21 young people against the Trump Administration over climate change.  But, attorneys for the government will likely try to delay or prevent the trial from taking place.