Washington Post: "Supreme Court Leak Strikes Fear among Environmental Lawyers"

University Fellow and environmental attorney Nathan Richardson predicts the fate of the Supreme Court case West Virginia v. EPA in light of the court's draft decision on Roe v. Wade.

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May 4, 2022

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Nathan Richardson, a professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law and a university fellow at Resources for the Future, agreed with that assessment.

“This suggests the conservative justices realize they have power now and are willing to use it to achieve big goals, regardless of whether it makes the court look politicized,” Richardson told The Climate 202. “And reining in the power of administrative agencies is clearly a big part of the conservative agenda.”...

“Massachusetts is not likely to be under threat in West Virginia,” Richardson said. “But this leak does make me more pessimistic about Massachusetts long term.”

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