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American Federation of Aviculture v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Documents 7-20-17

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation report — July 22, 2017

  • A case to tweet about!
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A case to tweet about!

On Thursday, PLF filed a lawsuit, American Federation of Aviculture v US Fish and Wildlife Service,  in federal court to force the US Fish and Wildlife Service to obey the law and issue a decision on the American Federation of Aviculture’s petition to remove the golden parakeet from the list of protected species under the Endangered Species Act Three years ago, the AFA petitioned the government

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By Christina M. Martin

PLF sues to end counterproductive golden parakeet regulations

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit in federal court to force the US Fish and Wildlife Service to obey the law and issue a decision on the American Federation of Aviculture’s petition to remove the golden parakeet from the list of protected species under the Endangered Species Act

The federal government listed the golden parakeet, also known as the golden conure or Queen of Bavaria, as endangered in the 1970s At one time, experts estimated its population at 1,000-2,500 Today, experts estimate 10,000-20,000 golden parakeets As a result, the IUCN Red list of Threatened Species reclassified the bird from endangered to “vulnerable”

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation report — June 10, 2017

  • Letter sent to school board in Florida on First Amendment violation
  • Brief filed over EPA’s road ban
  • Butter ban ruling sought
  • California union-inspired anti-free speech rule appealed
  • Free enterprise loses in Oregon
  • Golden parakeet feathers to fly!
  • Caribou decision years behind schedule
  • Victory for Wildlife Sanctuary’s Due Process Rights

Letter sent to school board in Florida on First Amendment violation

On behalf of our clients JP Krause and his mother, Angela Krause, we submitted this letter to the Superintendent and School Board of Indian River County regarding the Vero Beach High School principal’s decision to disqualify JP from the senior class presidency election After JP won the vote, the

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