Texas Environmental Law: Chapter K Jurisdictional, Procedural, and Related problems in Private Environmental Litigation

Date

1977

Authors

Skillern, Frank F.

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Publisher

State Bar of Texas

Abstract

Chapter K of the book, Texas Environmental Law, provides a study of various jurisdictional and procedural issues related to environmental litigation. First, the chapter discusses several jurisdictional elements, including federal question jurisdiction, diversity jurisdiction, and citizen suit provisions. The chapter then turns to procedural issues including standing, class actions, sovereign immunity, and preemption. The chapter contains a brief discussion of attorney fee issues and state legislative reforms. The appendix of the book includes selected legislative texts.

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Keywords

Environmental litigation, Environmental law

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