equal footing doctrine


In 2003, parents of children attending school in Montana sued the hydroelectric energy company PPL Montana, LLC in the United States District Court of Montana. See PPL Montana, LLC v. State, 299 P.3d 421, 426 (2010)....

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Oral argument: Dec. 7, 2011

Appealed from: Montana Supreme Court (Mar. 30, 2010)

After a lawsuit against hydroelectric company PPL Montana was dismissed in federal court, PPL Montana sought a declaratory judgment in state court to...