Sean Hecht Quoted in Climatewire on Young Plaintiffs Suing Government for Effects of Climate Change

Professor Sean Hecht was quoted in Climatewire on Juliana v. United States, a case involving 21 young plaintiffs who are suing the government over the effects of climate change, arguing that the government is responsible for environmental damages that they will have to live with for decades to come.  "I think the plaintiffs here would argue that the scope of the harm requires that," said Hecht.  "I don't think that I've seen another case that has the scope that this has," he said. "But just because it's unusual in scope doesn't mean that the courts can't handle it."

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