On June 20, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in American Electric Power v. Connecticut, the second climate change case to be decided by that Court and the first to concern common law claims. The decision resolves a few issues but leaves many others open.
Environmental Law | Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Michael B. Gerrard,
'American Electric Power’ Leaves Open Many Questions for Climate Litigation,
N.Y.L.J., July 14, 2011
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