Podcast - Legal News - Supreme Court Holds Clean Air Act and EPA Trump State Nuisance Lawsuits - AEP v. Connecticut

The U.S. Supreme Court reverses a 2nd Circuit ruling allowing states' lawsuits over greenhouse gas emissions, and the high court reverses certification of a WalMart gender class. Listen to the third story on the podcast for this historic greenhouse gas emissions decision, and also hear other stories from LexisNexis® Mealey'sTM Publications. Copyright© 2011 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. For the latest litigation news headlines, visit Mealey's Legal News and Litigation Reports or The LexisNexis Communities Portal page.

You can also read Michael Gerrard's instant analysis of this decision at Today's Supreme Court Decision in AEP v. Connecticut. Gerrad, the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, offers his view on where the justices stood on the standing issue and the political question defense.

Listeners and Readers can find additional analysis on this litigation and other climate change issues at Environmental Law and Climate Change Blogs and Environmental Law and Climate Change Commentaries.

Case Law Resources -

Lexis.com subscribers can access the Lexis enhanced version of the Supreme Court's decision in Am. Elec. Power Co. v. Connecticut, 2011 U.S. LEXIS 4565 (U.S. June 20, 2011).

Lexis.com subscribers can access the Lexis enhanced version of Connecticut v. Am. Elec. Power Co., 582 F.3d 309 (2d Cir. N.Y. 2009) with summary, headnotes, and Shepard's.

Non subscribers can access the free unenhanced version of the opinion available from lexisONE Free Case Law, Connecticut v. Am. Elec. Power Co., 582 F.3d 309 (2d Cir. N.Y. 2009).

Lexis.com subscribers can access the Lexis enhanced version of Conn. v. Am. Elec. Power Co., 406 F. Supp. 2d 265 (S.D.N.Y. 2005) with summary, headnotes, and Shepard's.

Lexis.com subscribers can access the Lexis enhanced version of Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007) with summary, headnotes, and Shepard's.

Non subscribers can access the free unenhanced version of Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007), available from lexisONE Free Case Law.

Also available to lexis.com subscribers -

Transcript of oral arguments in United States Supreme Court in Am. Elec. Power Co. v. Connecticut, 131 S. Ct. 813.

All Briefs filed in United States Supreme Court in Am. Elec. Power Co. v. Connecticut, 131 S. Ct. 813.

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