Standing Doctrine Part I
Learn about the traditional and modern requirements for a federal court plaintiff to have its dispute adjudicated, including injury, causation, and redressability.
As we’ve examined in other lessons, justiciability is the quality that makes a dispute a case that a federal court can decide. The standing doctrine is the justiciability doctrine that addresses whether a particular plaintiff may seek federal judicial relief. In other words, standing doesn’t relate to the substance or merits of a party’s claim. It relates only to whether this particular party may sue. For a plaintiff to...