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ENSP 330: Introduction to Environmental law

research guide for ENSP 330

Cases

When looking for cases, it is best to search by the citation because you go directly to the case.

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If you have the citation for the case, enter it in the big space labeled Search:

883 F.3d 1173
 

 

 

Searching by case name, usually retrieves many more results which will not be relevant. In addition, how the words are entered (with or without quotes, for example) will change the results.

 

 

 


Several search strategies:
1. and / or
2. If need be, bring the words closer together:
w/5 = only 5 words between
w/3 - w/5 = words will appear in approximately the same phrase
w/15 = words will appear in approximately the same sentence

/p = words have to be within the same paragraph
/s = within the same sentence 

Was the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s designation of critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog a valid exercise of its authority under the Endangered Species Act? 

"dusky gopher frog" and "critical habitat" and epa

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Searching by case  name,  usually retrieves many more results which will not be relevant. In addition, how the words are entered (with or without quotes, for example) will change the results.


 

 

Google Scholar - click on Case law

key word/s
can use quotes
To answer the question:

Do the plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States have standing to bring their claims against the United States for harm associated with climate change?

sample search strategy:
"Juliana v. United States" climate


Google Scholar Case Law Search "juliana v. United States" climate

 

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