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Christy v. Hodel

ELR Citation: ELR 21430
Nos. No. 87-3998, 857 F.2d 1324/(9th Cir., 09/21/1988)

The court holds that the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and its implementing regulations prohibiting the killing of grizzly bears to protect livestock do not violate due process or equal protection. Plaintiff had been fined $2,500 in civil penalties under the ESA for knowingly killing a grizzly bear, a threatened species, to protect his sheep....

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