I seriously considered writing an Administrative Law final exam question based on these facts, so I was delighted to see the publication of Eric E. Johnson's article, The Black Hole Case: The Injunction Against the End of the World, 76 Tenn. L. Rev. 819 (2009).
There's a handy summary at Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: The Case of the Collider and the Great Black Hole.
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this is the coolest thing ever.