National Audubon Society v. Davis (Leghold Traps)
Intervening defendant in Federal court action challenging California voter's enactment of Proposition 4 restricting cruel traps and poisons. In a resounding defeat, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco issued a brief opinion in January 2006 which noted that the trappers' "mere disagreement with a law of general application" could not be used as a basis to challenge Proposition 4.
|Court or Agency:||U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit|
|Plaintiff(s):||National Audubon Society, National Trappers Association|
|Defendant:||State of California, The HSUS, The Fund for Animals, Protect Pets and Wildlife coalition.|
|HSUS Counsel:||Jonathan Lovvorn|