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April 12, 2018

Did Justice Scalia support the “continuing violation” theory?

An important tool that the government and environmental groups use to sue landowners for alleged and long-ago discharges of pollution under the Clean Water Act is the so-called "continuing violation" doctrine. As its name implies, the doctrine teaches that, under certain circumstances, a wrongful act that is not remedied continues in time to be wro ...