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Ninth Circuit Favors Salmon in California Water Battle

Mon Apr 17th, On Environmental Law, by

A unanimous three-judge Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the Department of Interior (“DOI”) and the Bureau of Reclamation (“Bureau”) had both the right and the obligation to release water to preserve a Native American fishing ground and prevent salmon die-off downstream.  Central to this case is the balancing act between Congressional goals to maintain and protect fisheries (environmental objectives) and the state-wide need for water (commercial objectives).  Two congressional acts, […]

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Of Judges and Presidents: Judicial Review of Executive Orders

Wed Apr 12th, On Environmental Law, by

Although we are years away from circumscribing the legacy of President Trump, if his first 100 days are any indication, his legacy – whatever it may be – will likely be defined in part by the executive order. While Presidents throughout American history have used this tool to advance their agendas, so far President Trump has been one of the most-aggressive advocates of independent executive authority. However, as our California […]

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Bick Law LLP Website Nominated for a Webby

Mon Apr 10th, On Firm News, by

Bick Law LLP is excited to announce that our website (bicklawllp.com) has been nominated for a Webby in the Law category. The Webby Awards recognize excellence on the Internet and to be nominated is a tremendous honor, as it means our web design is considered one of the five best in the world in its category, and among the top nine percent of all work entered in this year’s competition. “We […]

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Register for The First 100 Days: A Review of the Status of the U.S. Environment and Energy Policies Live Webinar

Mon Mar 20th, On Firm News, by

Register for The First 100 Days: A Review of the Status of the United States Environment and Energy Policies live webinar presented by DRI’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee.  To learn more about the webinar, click here. Who Should Attend: In-house counsel for all industries Defense lawyers representing all industries What You Will Learn: What to expect during the Trump administration with respect to environmental enforcement Potential impact to […]

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