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Welcome Anti-SLAPP Guidance for California Courts and Litigants

This article was first published by Law360 in February 2018 and is reprinted with permission.  In Gaynor v. Bulen,1 California’s Court of Appeal recently articulated the proper approach for determining whether allegations constitute protected activity under the anti-SLAPP statute,2 a standard most recently clarified by the California Supreme Court in Baral v. Schnitt (“Baral“),3 and Park […]

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Environmental Law News: Environmental Law News: Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA

Martin Stratte wrote the article “Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA” published in the Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Spring 2018, Vol. 27, No. 1.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter: California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA

Martin Stratte wrote “California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in December 2017.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter: Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed by Bureau of Land Management for Major Coal Leases

Martin Stratte wrote “Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed by Bureau of Land Management for Major Coal Leases” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in November 2017.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation: California Court of Appeal Affirms Finding that Federal Mining Patents did not Entitle Plaintiff to an Exemption from Compliance with Surface Mining and Reclamation Act

Martin Stratte wrote “California Court of Appeal Affirms Finding that Federal Mining Patents did not Entitle Plaintiff to an Exemption from Compliance with Surface Mining and Reclamation Act” published in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation—Mineral Law Newsletter on November 3rd, 2017 Vol. XXXIV.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under CEQA: Why the Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Newhall Ranch’ Have Demonstrated the Need for an Update to the CEQA Guidelines

Martin Stratte wrote “Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under CEQA: Why the Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Newhall Ranch’ Have Demonstrated the Need for an Update to the CEQA Guidelines” published in Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Fall 2017, Vol. 26, No. 2.