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The BlueRibbon Coalition Legal Program


No public lands advocacy effort can affect access on the ground without a continual and effective presence in the court. Citizens who use and enjoy motorized vehicles are aggressively targeted by numerous and heavily-funded anti-access special interests. Access-friendly decisions must be defended and improper decisions must be challenged.

Historically, pro-access interests have faced several challenges in the legal arena:

  • Without a presence in the courts, closing areas to motorized recreationists becomes the "path of least resistance" for land managers
  • There are few attorneys that are experienced in the specialized blend of administrative law unique to recreational access
  • In the past, motorized recreationists have used financial resources inefficiently and without coordination, resulting in a patchwork "defense" easily pierced by opponents creating bad precedent against which all suffer
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The following is a list of legal cases the BlueRibbon Coalition is actively pursuing. Please select one you are interested in to learn more.

Click here to view the BlueRibbon Coalition Legal Archive
Click here to view the BlueRibbon Coalition Legal Action Program Guide