Supreme Court Leak of Roe v Wade Draft Opinion and Implications Related to Forthcoming Decision in West Virginia v EPA with The Washington Post
May 4, 2022
In “Supreme Court leak strikes fear among environmental lawyers” (Washington Post, May 4, 2022), our firm comments on the leak of the draft opinion signaling the Supreme Court would overturn Roe v Wade as well the Supreme Court’s forthcoming decision in West Virginia v EPA, a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate carbon emissions from the power sector.
Pollock Cohen helped 192 congressional Democrats file an amicus brief in West Virginia on behalf of the Biden administration.The article notes possible ramifications related to West Virginia v EPA, the landmark 2007 case that established the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act that many now expect the Supreme Court to imminently overturn.
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