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Shields v. Norton

The court vacates a district court decision holding that the Endangered Species Act's (ESA's) take provision was a valid exercise of Congress' enumerated powers because the case does not present a case or controversy under Article III...

Connecticut v. Cahill

The court holds that the state of Connecticut may sue New York State officers in federal district court instead of suing New York State in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding enforcement of an allegedly unconstitutional New York law. The...

Knaust v. Kingston, City of

The court holds moot property owners appeal of a district court's denial of their motion for a preliminary injunction to enjoin federal funding and construction of a proposed business park. The property owners claim that the business...

United States v. Nye County

The court holds that the United States owns and has the power and authority to manage and administer the unappropriated public lands and National Forest System lands within Nye County, Nevada. The court first holds that the case...