|CALENDAR STATUS: Active|
|Olivia Chernaik v. Kate Brown|
|David Douglas High School Case 1|
|Courtney B Johnson on behalf of Lisa Chernaik, Olivia Chernaik, Cathy Juliana, and Kelsey Cascadia Rose Juliana|
Carson L Whitehead on behalf of Kate Brown and State of Oregon
Statement of Issues:
|(1) Does the public trust doctrine, which applies to natural resources in which the public has an interest, include protection of the state's natural resources in addition to submerged and submersible lands?|
(2) Does the common law public trust doctrine impose a fiduciary duty upon the state to protect trust resources from the negative impacts of climate change?
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