Alec L. v. McCarthy


(D.C. Cir., filed Jan. 2014): Arguing that the public trust doctrine should not provide a means of regulating climate change through the courts.

Court denied cert

Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position in June of 2014.  Plaintiff’s Petition for Cert denied in December of 2014.

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More Work Remains on Tort Reform

This letter-to-the-editor was originally published by The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, WV. West Virginia was a mainstay on the American Tort Reform Foundation’s “Judicial Hellholes®” list for nearly 20 years, finally […]