Representative Matters

The Wilderness Society et al. v. United States Forest Service et al., No. 09-35200 (9th Cir. 2010)

Co-counsel on a brief amici curiae for Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and the Idaho Office of Species Conservation arguing for abandonment or modification of the “Federal Defendant” rule in the Ninth Circuit. The judicial doctrine prohibits non-Federal parties from intervening in the merits phase of NEPA litigation.