United States Fifth Circuit

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DOE v. GLICKMAN, 00-50832

Even if a potential intervenor in a federal suit has known about the existence of the lawsuit for some time, the appropriate time period for determining timeliness is when the intervenor became aware of its stake in the outcome of the suit.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/18/2001
  • Published 07/18/2001

Judges

  • REYNALDO G. GARZA, Circuit Judge:, Before REYNALDO G. GARZA, BARKSDALE and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • James Jay Tutchton, Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, Denver, CO, for Movant-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Timothy S. Bishop,Kermit Roosevelt, Mark Richard Ter Molen, Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, IL, Charles Stephen Kelley, Mayer, Brown & Platt, Houston, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.