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United Game Fowl Breeders Association v. U.S. (Cockfighting)


Intervening defendant in federal court action challenging amendments passed in 2002 to the federal Animal Welfare Act banning the interstate transportation of game birds for animal fighting. In summer of 2005, a federal court in Louisiana threw out the cockfighters' case and upheld the 2002 AWA amendments in full.


 

Court or Agency: United States District Court
Plaintiff(s): United Game Fowl Breeders Association
Defendant: United States and The HSUS
HSUS Counsel: Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Holland & Knight
Status: Completed