February 5, 2017 was scheduled to be the first day of trial in our youth climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States

Instead it was a day to recognize the Trump administration’s violation of the fundamental rights of young people.

It was a day to stand up for no more delay.

We asked our supporters to show the government that on February 5, 2017 they would #RatherBeInCourt.


And no one wanted to be in the courtroom facing off against the Trump administration more than us, the 21 Juliana plaintiffs:

A February 5, 2017 update from Julia Olson, Our Children’s Trust Executive Director and co-lead counsel for Juliana v. U.S.