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Rebecca Cary, The HSUS, et al. v. Hall (Endangered species canned hunting)


Federal court action challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to exempt three endangered antelope species from Endangered Species Act protections. The exemption allows hunters to kill antelopes at enclosed or "canned" hunt facilities and transport trophies and other antelope parts without ESA regulation.


 

Court or Agency: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Plaintiff(s): Rebecca Cary and other HSUS members, The HSUS, Defenders of Wildlife, Kimya Institute, Born Free USA, Bill Clark
Defendant: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
HSUS Counsel: Sarah Uhlemann & Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal
Status: In Briefing