Endangered Species Act

Japanese macaques, along with 11 other primate species were first listed as threatened on October 19, 1976 by FWS.[1]  However, by special rule, 50 C.F.R. §17.40(c)(2) captive members of
Continue Reading Will Captive Japanese Macaques Be Re-designated by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) as Threatened?

Conservation Force, a “non-profit 501(c)(3) public foundation formed to conserve wildlife and wild places,” along with several individuals and the Garden State Taxidermist Association, filed a lawsuit against the New
Continue Reading Lawsuit challenges New Jersey laws banning possession, importation, and export of certain game animal parts and products.

For the second time in the past few years, a federal court has awarded attorneys’ fees to a defendant accused of violating the ESA, “when the plaintiff’s claims are frivolous,
Continue Reading Plaintiffs Beware: Another Court Grants Attorneys’ Fees for Frivolous Charges of Violations of the Endangered Species Act (ESA)