Standing in Federal Court
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In this article, we’ve explored the legal concept of standing. Standing is the requirement that a person have a solid interest in the action that is brought before the Court. Absent a finding that standing exists, a person is not permitted to bring an action to the Court’s attention. This requirement aids in ensuring that our already over-worked federal court system is not clogged with cases that have no real grievances to eliminate.

U.S. Constitution, Article III, Section 2, Clause 1
Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency, 549 U.S. 497 (2007)
Frothingham v. Mellon and Massachusetts v. Mellon, 262 U.S. 447 (1923)
Federal Election Commission v. Akins, 524 U.S. 11 (1998)
Allen v. Wright, 468 U.S. 737 (1984)

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