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Facts: John Sturgeon sued the National Park Service seeking declaratory and injunctive relief on a very narrow question: Whether the Park Service can prevent him from using his hovercraft on the Nation River in Alaska to access a hunting preserve. Park Service regulations forbid the use of hovercraft within federally managed preservation areas
Facts: Jennifer Mustoe had two large Douglas fir trees on her property in Rainier, Washington. The trees were only 2.5 feet from the adjacent property owned by Xiaoye Ma and Anthony Jordan. In 2013, Ma and Jordan dug a ditch along the property line. To create the ditch, they severed all of the trees’ roots, leaving only three
Facts: The defendants in this case keep hens on the residential properties they own in the Eldorado at Santa Fe Subdivision in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. The subdivision’s homeowners’ association, Eldorado Community Improvement Association, Inc. (HOA), sued the defendants, including Susan Billings, for violating the subdivision&rsquo
Facts: By 1987, the New York Public Health Council had tired of failed legislative attempts to limit smoking in public areas, despite mounting evidence of the "deleterious effect of tobacco smoking." After 40 bills had failed in the state legislature during the preceding twelve years, the Public Health Council "took action of its own" by promulgating regulations