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Tag: original jurisdiction

FloridavGeorgiaDecision
Case Explainer

Florida v. Georgia (Decided June 27, 2018)

Florida’s water rights case against Georgia can continue. It should not be dismissed for “redressability.”

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TexasvNewMexicoDecision
Case Explainer

Texas v. New Mexico (Decision March 5, 2018)

The United States can intervene in the water dispute between Texas, New Mexico and Colorado even though the United States was not a party to the Rio Grande Compact.

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TexasvNewMexico
Case Explainer

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado (Argument January 8, 2018)

Texas argues New Mexico is violating a 1938 agreement that allocates usage of the Rio Grande River water. New Mexico argues Texas doesn’t have a case. Will the Supreme Court dismiss it?

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Florida-v-Georgia
Case Explainer

Florida v. Georgia (Argument January 8, 2018)

Florida argues Georgia is using up too much river water that Florida needs for its ecosystem and economy. Will the Supreme Court grant Florida an “equitable apportionment”?

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