Pacific Legal Foundation

June 1, 2016

In Significant Decision, Supreme Court Grants Landowners More Rights in Wetlands Cases

In a rare 8-0 unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that Army Corps of Engineers’ wetlands determinations can be challenged in court.  Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor and Kagan joined.  Three separate concurring opinions were filed by Kennedy, Kagan and Ginsburg.  The decision in U.S. […]