Bear Hunt Policy Won't Get NJ Supreme Court Review

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups who argue that New Jersey's contentious black bear hunt is based on bad science have lost a bid to have the state Supreme Court hear their case, according to a court order announced Friday.

The New Jersey Supreme Court declined to grant certification in defeated litigation that the Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group waged against the state Department of Environmental Protection, which oversees the Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy that includes the hunt.

In December, a...
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