Wildearth Guardians v. United States Department of Justice

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20181
No(s). 17-16677 (9th Cir. Oct 23, 2018)

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit vacated a district court's order granting summary judgment to environmental groups challenging DOJ's McKittrick policy. The groups argued before the district court that the policy, which directs prosecutors to request jury instructions with a heightened m...