LEAD FEATURE Orders issued without plenary review and oral argument used to be rare at the Supreme Court. That changed under the Trump administration. The result was emergency stays issued on average every two months, almost exclusively favoring conservative policy outcomes.
With SIDEBARS by two professors who shed light on the Supreme Court's dark orders
CENTERPIECE Tribes have unique legal authorities and a seat at the table for some of the hardest decisions facing our country, which means that working with them to achieve desired outcomes can be pivotal to success in resources management.
With a SIDEBAR by a Native American law school dean
COVER STORY When it comes to judicial review of administrative action, the scales of justice are heavily weighted on the agency’s side. The process could benefit from a more rigorous and transparent approach to building and testing the decisionmaking record.
With SIDEBARs by a professional who was challenged and by one who challenges
TESTIMONY How should we understand responsibility in the context of the climate crisis? The answer lies in the legal tools already at our disposal.
Environmental justice has received heightened political attention in recent years. President Biden has highlighted EJ as a key part of his agenda, and institutions nationwide now consider justice and equity in their cultures. Governments at all levels are reexamining how to level the distribution of environmental benefits and burdens. Meanwhile, companies are focusing on the communities in which they operate.
Net-Zero Not Yet in Sight After Conference of Climate Parties
Role of NERC and Engineering Standards in Grid's Reliability.
State and Local Efforts to Divert Organic Waste Steadily Advance
With the ACE Rule Cert Grant, Where Is the Court Headed?
Is the Recent Run Up in Energy Prices Good for the Environment?
On Green Taxes as Answer to Pollution
On Environmental Impact of Space Junk
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