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National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Dept. of the Interior

Docket No.: 02-196
Certiorari Granted: Nov 12 2002
Argued: March 4, 2003
Decided: May 27, 2003

Topics:

Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Administrative Procedure, Article I, EPA, First Amendment, Natural Resources, judicial review, public schools

PartyNames: National Park Hospitality Association v. Department of the Interior, et al.
Petitioner: National Park Hospitality Association
Respondent: Department of the Interior, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Citation: CA DC, 282 F.3d 818. QUESTION PRESENTED Whether the Contract Disputes Act of 1978, 41 U.S.C. ยงยง 601-613, applies to contracts between the National Park Service and private parties for thedevelopment, operation, and maintenance of concessions, such as restaurants,
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

National Park Hospitality Association
v.
Department of the Interior, et al.
538 U.S. 803 (2003)
Question:

Does the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 apply to contracts between the National Park Service and concessioners in the national parks?

National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Dept. of the Interior
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 4, 2003

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Dept. of the Interior, 2 vote(s) against

National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Dept. of the Interior
Case Documents

1Opinion in National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Dept. of the Interior
2Opinion in National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Dept. of the Interior
Additional documents for this case are pending review.