The equitable mootness
cases therefore do not themselves raise a strong challenge to the ability of a bankruptcy judge to preside over a government bankruptcy.
Starting with mootness
, the court noted that Couey's registration had expired, and, even assuming that he were to re-register, whether there would be another measure for which he might want to volunteer was a matter of speculation.
75) See Jean Wegman Burns, Standing and Mootness
in Class Actions:
concurring) ("If our mootness
doctrine were forced upon us by the case or controversy requirement of Art.
Although standing focuses on the proper party to bring suit, the doctrines of ripeness and mootness
determine when litigation can be brought.
, the absence of a concrete and ongoing conflict
of the practices settled, militates against a mootness
22) Upon determining that mootness
prevented it from reviewing the constitutionality of Camreta's actions, the Court explained that since mootness
frustrated Camreta's ability to challenge the ruling, it would vacate that portion of the ruling and remand the case "for further proceedings consistent with th[e] opinion.
defended the judgment below, so there was no question of mootness
The case is moot and the public interest exception to the mootness
doctrine no longer applies because of the change in the statute.
We alluded earlier to the tact that J W Harris expressed concerns about the rigour of the mootness
constraint but considered that it was an actual constraint based on his examination of judicial attitudes and practices.
Merry is of the view that there was very little practical chance that the economic circumstances of the newly acquired territories from Mexico and from the Oregon compromise would have lent themselves to the presence of slavery, but the mootness
of the issue nevertheless didn't prevent super-heated controversy over whether Southerners would have a right to take their slaves there.
26) Order Regarding Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Defendants' Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment Based on Mootness
, Beleno v.
14) Most importantly, state courts grounding their decisions in state law need not apply federal justiciability principles of standing, mootness
, or ripeness, principles consistently employed to deny litigants access to the federal courts.
The courts often decline to hear cases, citing threshold issues such as standing, mootness
, or the political nature of the questions before them (Adler and George 1996; Fisher 2005; Genovese 1980; Howell 2003; Koh 1990).