What We’re Reading – Sackett Wetland Case Preview Edition
The Supreme Court wetland case involving a Priest Lake lot will be heard by the Court on Monday morning, and the legal and environmental pundits have been previewing the case. The Court has yet to rule on whether a brief by conservation groups will be filed, but a ruling could come as early as tomorrow. In the mean time, here are some of the more impressive previews:
For the Center for Progressive Reform, law professor Nina Mendelson describes why the case is important to environmental enforcement and suggests reforms to avoid problems in the future.
Our friends (and hopefully co-friends-of-the-court) at Idaho Conservation League took note with this post.
UPDATED 1/7: NRDC has a superb post here.