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Conti v. United States

Citation: 32 ELR 20667
No. No. 01-5068, 291 F.3d 1334/(Fed. Cir., 05/29/2002)

The court holds the U.S. Department of Commerce's (DOC's) 1999 prohibition on drift gillnet swordfishing in the Atlantic Swordfish Fishery did not effect a taking of an individual's fishing permit, boat, or drift gillnets. The court first holds that the ban on draft gillnet fishing did not cause a taking of the individual's fishing permit....

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