lujan v. defenders of wildlife brief

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Courtney Smith Professor King Con Law 4200 9/9/10 Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife Brief Facts: Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife (December 3, 1991) case is a case that is based off the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The case basically focused on the preserving of endangered species and protecting our wildlife within our country and overseas. Until 1986 when the Regan administration said that the act no longer applied to species abroad. President of Defenders of Wildlife, Joyce Kelly and member Amy Skilbred tried to sue, their case was later dismissed, then the Bush administration appealed the case and said that they do have the right to sue the sectary of DOI for failure to consult with other federal agencies on projects potentially threatening to endanger species and their habitats. Issues: Did the respondents lack standing for this case? Yes. Did the plaintiffs raise
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Unformatted text preview: sincere issues about the case? Yes Reasoning: Yes, the respondents did lack standing for this case. The plaintiffs didnt even show that there was some type of injury impacted upon them. They basically failed to show proof on all grounds. Yes, the plaintiffs did raise sincere issues about their case, even though they lacked proof you could tell that they really cared about the species over seas and that some of their facts were pretty concrete. Holdings: Lujan won the case 7 to 2. Lujan was able to both provide both factual information and was able to show that the endangered species or people were not being harmed in any way, form, or fashion. Courtney Smith Professor King Con Law 4200 9/9/10...
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