Case Summary Citation

League of Conservation Voters v. Trump, 363 F. Supp. 3d 1013 (D. Alaska 2019)


A consortium of environmental groups brought suit challenging an executive order opening millions of acres of continental shelf lands to oil and gas leasing. The Court held that the President’s actions exceeded his statutory authority and intruded on Congress’s power under the Property Clause, violating the separation of powers doctrine.



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