Defenders of Wildlife v. Chertoff

ELR Citation: ELR 20005
No(s). 07-1801 (D.D.C. Dec 18, 2007)

A district court dismissed environmental groups' claim that the Department of Homeland Security's waiver of various federal environmental laws with respect to the construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexican border under the REAL ID Act of 2005 was unconstitutional. The court lacks the power to in...