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The HSUS v. Murphy (Seals)


State court action challenging San Diego???s decision to remove physical barriers that are necessary to protect harbor seals from human harassment in violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and California Environmental Quality Act. While the case was pending, the city agreed to restore a physical barrier during pupping season.


 

Court or Agency: San Diego County Superior Court
Plaintiff(s): The HSUS, James Hudnall, Rebecca Cary, Florence Lambert, Angela Andre
Defendant: Mayor Murphy, San Diego City Council
HSUS Counsel: Pat Lane
Outside Counsel: Morgan & Lewis
Status: Completed