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Mountain States Legal Found. v. Bush

The court affirms a district court dismissal of a property rights group's complaint challenging six national monument designations by President William J. Clinton under the Antiquities Act. The group claimed that President Clinton acted...

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...

Boundary Backpackers v. Boundary County

The court holds that a county ordinance requiring federal and state agencies to consult and coordinate with the county board of commissioners on land use decisions and to comply with the county's interim land use plan, which purports to...

Earth Island Inst. v. Christopher

The court holds unconstitutional the requirement in §609(a) of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Appropriations Act of 1990 that the executive branch initiate discussions with foreign nations to...

Bowman v. Franklin, City of

The court dismisses claims by property owners under 42 U.S.C. §§1983 and 1985 against a city, a waste management company, and a construction company for injunctive relief and monetary damages, based on alleged violations of civil rights...

Robertson v. Seattle Audubon Soc'y

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that §318(b)(6)(A) of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1990 does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of powers doctrine because the Act compelled changes...

In re American Waste & Pollution Control Co.

The court holds that a Louisiana statute allowing direct appeal of decisions of the state Department of Environmental Quality to the state court of appeal, bypassing the state district courts, is unconstitutional, and the public rights...