Description: Lawsuit seeking to compel a community college president to require distribution of plaintiff's position paper referring to political movements to reduce fossil fuel use as "malicious hoax."
Status: Motion to dismiss with respect to landowner and organization plaintiffs granted and defendants' motions otherwise denied. [ 05/05/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit challenging 2018 amendments to a Louisiana law that prohibits unauthorized entry of critical infrastructure by expanding the definition of critical infrastructure to include 125,000 miles of pipelines.
Status: Opinion issued affirming district court's ruling that insurance and indemnification requirements violated the First Amendment. [ 12/22/2014 ]
Description: Challenge by environmental groups wishing to organize marches to raise climate change awareness to constitutionality of Utah regulations requiring them to obtain insurance and sign an indemnification form.
Status: Reply brief filed by plaintiffs-appellants. [ 10/19/2021 ]
Description: Claims against the federal government alleging violations of a constitutional right to wilderness and seeking order requiring the government to prepare and implement a remedial plan to mitigate climate change impacts.
Status: Petition for review denied. [ 02/18/2022 ]
Description: Exxon Mobil Corporation petition seeking pre-suit depositions and documents in anticipation of potential claims of abuse of process, conspiracy, infringement of Exxon's rights in connection with California municipalities' climate change lawsuits.
Status: Order of dismissal entered. [ 11/13/2017 ]
Description: Lawsuit brought by students against community college alleging that the college violated the students' free speech and equal protection rights by barring them from engaging in expressive activity to promote fossil fuels without prior approval.