The Law of Words: Standing, Environment, and Other Contested Terms

@inproceedings{Cassuto2018TheLO,
  title={The Law of Words: Standing, Environment, and Other Contested Terms},
  author={D. Cassuto},
  year={2018}
}
Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services (TOC), Inc., 528 U.S. 167 (2000), exposes fundamental incoherencies within environmental standing doctrine, even while it ostensibly makes standing easier to prove for plaintiffs in environmental citizen suits. According to Laidlaw, an environmental plaintiff needs only to show personal injury to satisfy Article III's standing requirement; she need not show that the alleged statutory violation actually harms the environment. This… Expand
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