The Legal Basis For Climate Change Lawsuits
Young people in Eugene continue to make headlines with lawsuits filed against state government, meant to produce action on climate change.
The cases, with mixed legal success so far, are based upon the "public trust doctrine."
University of Oregon law professor Mary Wood wrote the book on public trust law. Really, she's the author of a textbook on public trust law, and will explain the approach at the coming Southern Oregon Climate Summit in Medford.
We pick her brain in advance of the event.