Priceless tree

July 15, 2013

  • 149E Environmental Law
  • 149EXIII Judicial Review or Intervention
  • 149Ek699 Injunction
  • 149Ek701 k. Preliminary Injunction.

149E Environmental LawRemoval of oak tree with alleged historic significance would constitute irreparable injury, for purposes of determining whether citizens were entitled to preliminary injunction against Georgia Department of Transportation against continued construction of road widening project; no monetary sum could adequately compensate for loss of tree.
Hatmaker v. Georgia Dept. of Transp. By and Through Shackelford, 973 F.Supp. 1047(M.D. Ga.1995)
Suggested by Kevin Sheahan, Law Student; Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, IL