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Younger doctrine

Esso Standard Oil Co. v. Lopez-Freytes

The First Circuit affirmed a lower court order permanently enjoining several members and officials of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board from imposing a $76 million fine on an oil company in connection with leaking underground...

Montclair Parkowners Ass'n v. Montclair, City of

The court holds that the federal courts can hear a trailer park association's claim that a local rent control ordinance regulating trailer parks effected an unconstitutional taking under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. Because the...

Woodfeathers, Inc. v. Washington County, Or.

The court holds that a district court erred in failing to abstain under Younger v. Harris, 401 U.S. 37 (1971), in a case challenging the constitutionality of an Oregon county's solid waste ordinance. A company charged with violating the...