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Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance, Inc. v. Rhode Island Dep't of Envtl. Management

The First Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a case challenging the constitutionality of regulations promulgated by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management imposing restrictions on lobster fishing in...

Medeiros v. Vincent

The court affirms the dismissal of an individual's complaint challenging the constitutionality of a Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management regulation restricting the number of lobsters that may be harvested by methods other...

Rhode Island Dep't of Envtl. Management v. United States

The court affirms a district court decision enjoining federal administrative proceedings on the grounds that the proceedings infringed upon a state's constitutionally protected sovereign interests. Three individuals filed administrative...