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Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon

Docket No.: 94-859
Argued: April 17, 1995
Decided: June 29, 1995

Topics:

16 U.S.C. 1531, Economic Activity, Natural Resources, Endangered Species Act of 1973, Indians, Natural Resources, endangered species, property rights, threatened species

Petitioner: Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior, et al.
Respondent: Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon et al.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 17 F.3d 1463
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


515 U.S. 687 (1995)
Question:

Does the definition of "harm" as an expansion of the word "take" in the Endangered Species Act include habitat modification that kills or injures wildlife?

Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 17, 1995

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior, 3 vote(s) against

Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon
Case Documents

1Opinion in Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon
2Opinion in Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon
Additional documents for this case are pending review.