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Solicitor General To Weigh In On Slaughterhouse Case

Law360 (January 18, 2011, 7:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the acting solicitor general to weigh in on a suit challenging a California law banning the slaughter and inhumane handling of sick and disabled farm animals.

The high court has not yet decided whether to hear the case, which is coming from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Arguing on behalf of the California law are state officials and a coalition of nonprofits, including the Humane Society of the United States. They are facing the National...
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