For Immediate Release
Young Washington Plaintiffs Argue Appeal in Constitutional Climate Change Case
EUGENE, Oregon - As smoke from nearby wildfires shroud the Pacific Northwest, attorneys for the plaintiffs in Aji P. v. State of Washington will present oral arguments before the Washington Court of Appeals on Sept. 17 at 11 a.m.
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