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Empacadora, et al. v. Curry (Texas horse slaughter)


The HSUS filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reverse a district court's ruling that the State of Texas does not have authority to enforce a law prohibiting the sale, possession, and transfer of horsemeat. The Court recently upheld the state law.


 

Court or Agency: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Plaintiff(s): Empacadora De Carnes De Fresnillo, Beltex Corporation, and Dallas Crown, Inc.
Defendant: Tim Curry, District Attorney of Tarrant County, Texas
HSUS Counsel: Rebecca Judd, Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Phelps Dunbar
Status: Completed