Legal Briefs

Stockton East Water District v. United States
Amicus brief of Natural Resources Defense Council urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to affirm a claims court decision rejecting breach of contract claims based on the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (February 22, 2008).

Klamath Irrigation District v. United States
Amicus brief of the Natural Resources Defense Council urging the Federal Circuit to affirm the claims court’s rejection of contract and takings claims based on reductions in water deliveries to irrigators based on the ESA (October 31, 2007).

Stockton East Water District v. United States
A pretrial amicus curiae brief filed in support of the United States by GELPI on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council arguing that the court should enter judgment for the United States on the contract claims (October 10, 2006).

Klamath Irrigation District v. United States
An amicus curiae reply memorandum, filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council, regarding the plaintiffs' contract claims (June 26, 2006).

Klamath Irrigation District v. United States
An amicus curiae brief filed by GELPI on behalf of NRDC arguing that the Court of Federal Claims should grant summary judgment to the United States as to plaintiffs' remaining claims alleging breach of contract (February 27, 2006). App. A; App. B1; App. B2; App. B3.

Stockton East Water District v. United States
A brief amicus curiae filed by GELPI on behalf of NRDC arguing that the Court of Federal Claims should grant summary judgment to the United States on plaintiffs' breach of contract claim arising from environmental restrictions imposed on the Central Valley Project (January 3, 2006).


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