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  • In Bush's Supreme Court, who's on first?

    Newly confirmed Chief Justice John Roberts may not be the umpire he claims to be, but he could be worse: a counter-revolutionary, like Judge Janice Rogers Brown

  • Brace yourselves for the counterrevolution

    Don’t worry so much about what President Bush will do to the environment; worry instead about the three new justices he might put on the Supreme Court

  • State judges get political

    In Western states where judges are elected, an increasing amount of special-interest group money is being spent on hotly contested state judge campaigns

  • Supreme Court reins in citizens' right to sue

    A recent Supreme Court ruling in a Utah wilderness lawsuit will limit the ability of citizens to sue the government over how its agencies manage natural resources

  • Looking for Heroes? Go to Boise, Idaho

    The writer celebrates a jury decision in Boise, Idaho

  • The Faces Behind the Lawsuits

    Environmentalist lawyers Johanna Wald, Joe Feller, Laird Lucas, Letty Belin, Mike Axline, Jay Tutchton, Roger Flynn and Tom France are briefly profiled

  • Shooting Spree

    The West’s environmentalist lawyers are manning the legal barricades, as the Bush administration stealthily attacks the nation’s bedrock environmental laws

  • Judges tie themselves in knots when it comes to the West

    The writer outlines the ideological underpinnings of judicial flip flips on key Western issues

  • Tipping the scales

    A right-wing coup is under way in the nation’s courts, which George W. Bush is stacking with anti-environmental judges, and the impacts on Western conservation issues are not going to be pretty

  • Congress overrules the courts

    Even when environmentalists win in the courtroom, Congress can overturn the court’s interpretation of an existing law by passing a new one

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