751 ABA Journal Environmental Law articles.
Fossil hunters who own property along the Mazon River in Illinois can’t kayak past the homes of other riverfront property owners absent permission, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled last week.
Jun 22, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
A woman who suffered neurological and cognitive injuries after jumping into a canal to save a dog can’t recover damages from its owners under the rescue doctrine, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled in a unanimous decision.
Jun 16, 2022 8:44 AM CDT
New York’s top court ruled 5-2 Tuesday that an elephant named Happy at the Bronx Zoo in New York City can’t be freed from detention through a writ of habeas corpus.
Jun 15, 2022 3:07 PM CDT
Bees can sometimes be considered fish, court says
Bees can be protected under the California Endangered Species Act because they are invertebrates within the law’s definition of fish, the California…
Jun 10, 2022 11:56 AM CDTPhiladelphia lawyer who was “miserable” with her $75,000-per-year job as a real estate lawyer couldn’t be happier after switching careers.
Jun 9, 2022 12:35 PM CDT
More than half of the cases on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket have yet to be decided. As of Friday, the court had 33 opinions remaining, which amounts to 53% of its argued cases this term.
Jun 3, 2022 9:37 AM CDT
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The top court in Massachusetts on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit contending that the Exxon Mobil Corp. misled consumers and investors about the impact of climate change.
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Supreme Court will hear death row inmate’s DNA test bid
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the case of a Texas death row inmate who said DNA…
Apr 29, 2022 12:31 PM CDT
Matthew Strugar received the first mysterious postcard in August 2018. On one side, two black-and-white patterned orcas leapt into the air from their large tank of turquoise water at SeaWorld. The handwritten plea on the back of the postcard was signed, “Sincerely, Your imprisoned orca clients.” Most lawyers would have found the note odd, but for Strugar, it struck a familiar chord.
Apr 1, 2022 4:00 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether pork producers can sue over a California law said to have the effect of regulating pig enclosures nationwide.
Mar 29, 2022 9:37 AM CDT
In a late February briefing, Nadia Ahmad introduced a group of ABA members and Capitol Hill staffers to Resolution 48/13—a measure adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council that for the first time recognizes having a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right.
Mar 29, 2022 8:51 AM CDT