Home Menu ↓
Clicking on our sponsor links helps insure continued free access to this website.
Please support our efforts by visiting our sponsors:

 

Bennett v. Spear

Docket No.: 95-813
Argued: November 13, 1996
Decided: March 19, 1997

Topics:

Article 3, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Case or Controversy Requirement, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Administrative Procedure, Article I, Civil Rights Act, Clean Water, Clean Water Act, EPA, Endangered Species Act of 1973, abuse of discretion, endangered species, judicial review, threatened species

PartyNames: Brad BENNETT, et al., Petitioners, v. Michael SPEAR et al.
Petitioner: Bennett
Respondent: Spear

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 63 F.3d 915
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Bennett
v.
Spear
520 U.S. 154 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1154137 L.Ed.2d 281 (520 U.S.
Question:

Can private parties who claim they have suffered economic harm from enforcement of the Endangered Species Act sue to reverse regulation?

Bennett v. Spear
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 13, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Bennett, 0 vote(s) against
Database Connection failed: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'restauz8_sophi'@'localhost' (using password: YES)