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Government of the Province of Manitoba v. Bernhardt, 17-5242

Held that the State of Missouri lacked legal standing to sue the federal government on behalf of its citizens to challenge a federal water supply project that will divert billions of gallons of Missouri River water. The issue involved so-called parens patriae standing. Affirmed a dismissal.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/05/03

Judges

  • Henderson

Court

  • United States DC Circuit

Counsel