9th Circ. Rejects Emergency Injunction On Gray Wolf Hunts

Law360, New York (August 26, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday denied a request by environmental groups to immediately halt plans by Idaho and Montana to allow hunting of gray wolves, but fast-tracked their appeal of a ruling that let the controversial hunts to go forward.

In its denial of an emergency injunction, the Ninth Circuit said it would hear the appeal by WildEarth Guardians, Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Friends of the Clearwater in November. The groups are appealing a decision by U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy to toss two...
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