The ripeness doctrine

May 30, 2012

  • 170B Federal Courts
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170B Federal CourtsThe ripeness doctrine does not require the plaintiff to jump through a series of hoops, the last of which it is certain to find obstructed by a brick wall, but the presence of that brick wall must be all but certain for the futility exception to apply.
Ecogen, LLC v. Town of Italy, 438 F. Supp. 2d 149 (W.D.N.Y. 2006)