Search Results: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Joseph A. Pakootas et al. v. State of Washington Amicus Brief

Goodwin prepared an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit in support of Teck Resources, Inc., a Canadian metals and mining company, relating to the types of environmental releases that trigger liability under CERCLA. This case involves the significant issue of whether cross-boundary movement of pollutants into the United States from…

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Tilei v. CDCR

The Ninth Circuit appointed Goodwin as pro bono counsel to represent an inmate who had filed a complaint alleging that prison officials assaulted him in retaliation to his complaints about the prison’s provision of medical care. The district court dismissed the plaintiff’s complaint sua sponte on abstention grounds and denied…

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