Federal Rule Shortening Snapper Season Overturned

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 7:21 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge overturned Friday a federal emergency rule that sought to shorten the red snapper fishing season in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the U.S. Department of Commerce created it to punish states whose season extended beyond the government's.

U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen said the rule, which would have created seasons in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida ranging from nine to 28 days depending on the states' compliance with the federal government's season, is discriminatory and doesn't follow...
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v. Crabtree et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00070

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Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Date Filed

April 22, 2013

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