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Res judicata

Davis v. Sun Oil Co.

The court holds that under Ohio law, the doctrine of res judicata bars property owners' Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) suit against the property's seller for leaving gasoline buried in the soil. The owners filed their...

Wilkinson v. Pitkin County Bd. of County Comm'rs

The court holds that, under Colorado law, plaintiffs' claims relating to a county's denial of their applications to develop 29 mining claims are barred by the doctrines of res judicata and collateral estoppel. The court first holds that...

Environmental Defense Fund v. Alexander

The court refuses to enjoin continued construction of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and rules that plaintiffs are barred by res judicata and collateral estoppel from challenging defendants for alleged violations of the National...